Ivor O’Connor

September 8, 2013

Linux Mint Crontab Entry

Filed under: Uncategorized — ioconnor @ 5:03 pm

In file ivor_cron.txt:

* * * * * /bin/date >> /home/ivor/ivor_cron.log 2>&1

0 * * * * /usr/bin/time /usr/bin/rsync -auvz –progress –max-size=’1G’ –exclude ‘*Dropbox*’ –exclude ‘*.git’ pacific-blue@pacific-blue:common /home >> /home/ivor/ivor_cron.log 2>&1

From the command line:

crontab -l

crontab ivor_cron.txt

crontab -l

To verify it worked:

tail -f /home/ivor/ivor_cron.log

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