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i have a script put in cron.daily and edit the var/spool/cron/crontabs/root file with this text Code: Code: # Run daily cron jobs at 10 minutes: 10 * * * * ...
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    script didn't run in cron, is there something wrong?


    i have a script put in cron.daily and edit the var/spool/cron/crontabs/root file with this text

    Code:
    Code:
    # Run daily cron jobs at 10 minutes:
    10 * * * * /usr/bin/run-parts /etc/cron.daily 1> /dev/null
    yet its not working..
    where else did i go wrong
    is it script that i've wrote?

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    You need to show us the actual script for someone to tell you that.

    Have you given full pathnames for all commands in the script? I once had a cron script which didn't work because I had used simple command names, assuming that cron used the same command path as root - it doesn't!
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