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Cron Jobs and Rails


If you’re reading this article, it’s probably because you’ve heard of cron jobs, cron tasks, or crontab. Cron is a piece of software written for *nix-type operating systems to help with the scheduling of recurring tasks. 1,776 more words


Linux Cron

Cron allows Linux and Unix users to run commands or scripts at a given date and time. You can schedule scripts to be executed periodically. Cron is one of the most useful tool in a Linux or UNIX like operating systems. 1,411 more words

Linux OS

Show cron jobs as an agenda

As a linux user I also use the cron daemon for controlling when to run tasks. Mostly I don’t interfere with the systems cron jobs, but add my own schedules tasks using the command… 132 more words


Wordpress wp-cron.php changed to cPanel cron

To remedy cron jobs not running on WordPress (installed via cPanel), I disabled wp-cron.php in wp-config.php , and set up a job on cPanel.

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Linux : Scheduling using "cron" and "at"

Basic scheduling commonly use in linux OS.

Cron (best use for repetition task only)

Format: (split each with space)
# min(0-59) hour(0-23) dom(1-31) mon(1-12) dow(0-6 0=sun) command # 399 more words

OS/application/sys Admin

Restart failed program every 5 min


  • Your program fails regularly
  • You need to check if it is running and if not, restart it


Create a script:

nano restart.sh

Put in the code and replace…

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Irregular Time Machine backups: is this a launchd bug?

Ever since upgrading to macOS Sierra, I have noticed days when Time Machine backups occur very irregularly. I first reported this here, and it hasn’t really gone away. 603 more words