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shritesh 01-03-2007 01:02 AM

Linux Crontab Syntax
 
Please explain me the systax of following crontab.

25 17 * * 5

i unerstand is that this will run every friday at 5.25 pm once a week.

if not please guide

Thanks in advance.

penguiniator 01-03-2007 02:43 AM

From a terminal window type: man 5 crontab
or from Konqueror's address bar type: man:crontab and choose the link with the man5 directory in its path.

This will explain the syntax of the crontab entries.


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