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    I am college senior very new to Linux and I was hoping that someone could share a way for telling the OS to run a java program at a certain time every day. Aslo I need to send in the date and time as parameters to the program. Can anyone offer the mechanism for doing this? Thanks for helping out a newb

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    Welcome to the forums!

    A cron job might work for you:

    crontab MAN Page
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    Hi,

    If you feel more confortable with GUI's, try kcron or gcrontab (installable normally from your distro package system)

    Hugo
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