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    a way to set a list of command to run one after the other?

    is there any way to tell linux to run some commands by itself (like overnight while i'm asleep) in a certain order?

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    got it: i found a way to do it thru webmin!
    i love webmin

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    yes, cron is a program that does this, using it can be a little bit complicated at first, but you can set things to run daily or every hour minute, 15 minutes, whatever you like. The command man crontab should give you a basic idea of how it works.
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    If you only need it to run once, at would be the tool. If you need it to run every so often, put it in crontab, or maybe you could put a script in /etc/cron.hourly, /etc/cron.daily, etc if you got them set up.

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