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  1. #1
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    Hi, I'm sorry can someone explain me what is (or maybe who is) Cron ?
    One more time sorry and thanks..

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    first of all, check its manual. man cron.
    cron - daemon to execute scheduled commands

    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    Hi Aram,
    cron is daemon that lets you schedule commands. To learn more do read the man pages of cron and crontab. A daemon is a service that runs continuosly in the background doing nothing but will respond if there is request for the service. Also, checkout the following websites : -

    With Regards,

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