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Running a script automaticaly everyday

Posted on 2006-11-19
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Hi!,
     How can I run a script automatically everyday at 12:00 pm. I know that I can use cron which is installed on my SuSE box. However, It sounds like the script will be run at 00:00(at least, in theory). So, Is there a way to achieve this result?

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Hi,

Type cron -e then add the following entry:

0  12  *  *  *  /script/to/run

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cron: invalid option -- e
usage:  cron [-n] [-x [ext,sch,proc,pars,load,misc,test,bit]]
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crontab -e
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ooops sorry about that
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