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    How to setup a cron to email you


    Is there a way to have a cron that say is just the command ls -lh in a directory output the info to an email for you? '

    Do my cron would be just say "ls -lh /home" and I was want to output to get mailed to me? thanks..

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    No problem. If you just put "ls -lh /home" in a cron job, cron will automagically mail you the output. If you want to specify an email address, you can do it with the MAILTO variable in the crontab.

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