View Full Version : [ubuntu] gnome schedule

June 30th, 2009, 02:21 AM
I feel like a really dumb newbie. I want to schedule a task using gnome scheduler. I just want Gpodder to start up a midnight. at 2:50 am I want gpodder itself down. my ISP allows me free downloads during that time frame.

I assume I can have on task that is simply "gpodder" at midnight

then have another that says "killall gpodder" at 2:50

if I creat the task for gpodder and then execute it, it opens gpodder but if I create to curn at a certain time, and then close the scheduler and wait, it never runs it. it acts like it does but nothing happens. some please help me with this.... Thanks

July 3rd, 2009, 04:19 PM
Have a look here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto)