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Re: Howto add a crontab job ?

On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 02:18:45PM -0900, W.D.McKinney wrote:
> I am new to debian and wondered what's the best way to add a 
> job for crontab (indexmaker for mrtg) ?

Write a short shell script to do what you need, looking something like

mrtg dosomething

and put the file in /etc/cron.daily (presuming you want it run once a

Or, if you want it at a certain time, or whatever, use man crontab to
see the file format, and edit /etc/crontab


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