Macs are increasingly reliant on background services, and increasingly vulnerable to their problems. Mastering the services on your Mac will help make it faster and more stable. 1,843 more words
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Cron daemon log in by default on /var/adm/cron/log, but I wanted to put it with all other logs of the system.
All system logs (syslog, mksysb, ftp, http, and so on, are on /var/syslog filesystem, I decided to put cron logs in the same place. 149 more words
I read somewhere that its possible to take unattended screen shots (scrot) and mail it (heirloom-mailx) every one hour (/etc/cron.hourly). It was not easy particularly the mailing part because configuring any mail program to send mail from terminal to the outside world seemed a herculean task. 172 more words
curl -s -o /dev/null http://www.urlforcron.php