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Schedule One-Time Commands with the Unix at Tool

Cron is nice and all, but don't forget about its cousin at. ...even though I've been using Linux for 20 years, I still learn about new (to me) command-line tools all the time. In this "Back to Basics" article series, I plan to cover some of the command-line tools that those new to Linux may never...
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A Beginners Guide To Cron Jobs

Cron is one of the most useful utility that you can find in any Unix-like operating system. It is used to schedule commands at a specific time. These scheduled commands or tasks are known as “Cron Jobs”. Cron is generally used for running scheduled backups, monitoring disk space, deleting files (...
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Automate System Tasks Using cron on CentOS 7

A good portion of everyday tasks that Linux sysadmins do can be automated using cron. In this tutorial we are going to show you how to automate system tasks on a VPS running CentOS 7 as an operating system. You can use the same instructions for desktop versions too, including the Fedora distro and...
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