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nakama85
December 16th, 2008, 12:14 PM
I know there is a command in terminal to run something at a specific time

but I can't figure out what it is. I have seen it before but can't find it again.

any help.

Thanks

renzokuken
December 16th, 2008, 12:17 PM
i think you are looking for cron

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto

nakama85
December 16th, 2008, 12:23 PM
i think you are looking for cron

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto

Thanks.
this will do the trick but I thought I saw a single serve command somewhere that was something simple like


at -10:30 "????"

I may be wrong

Please correct me if there is nothing like this.

Øbuntu
December 16th, 2008, 12:38 PM
Unix "at" command:

http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/blcmdl1_at.htm

News to me!

nakama85
December 17th, 2008, 05:50 AM
Unix "at" command:

http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/blcmdl1_at.htm

News to me!

cool thanks that exactly what I was looking for