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Re: fetchnews running automatically?

> > does fetchnews install some cron/anacron/etc. script which makes it
> > fetch news automatically? I have created a crontab entry which runs
> > fetchnews every 4 hours, but it seems to me like it is run more often
> > that every 4 hours...

If you mean the fetchnews from Leafnode, then if you have selected a PPP
network connection it will be run every time you dial in.  If you select
a permanent network connection it will run from cron.daily.  Otherwise
it shouldn't run automatically unless you set up a cron job or something.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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