Originally Published: Tuesday, 7 December 1999 Author: Joseph Kordish
Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News Page: 1/1 - [Std View]

Cron: Automated Tasks

Cron can be considered one of the best linux admin/user friend. It takes common tasks that you do reguarlly and performs them automatically to the time you set it to. For instance searching and removing core dumps from your system every restart. Cron can make your linux experience a better one by limiting the tasks that you would have to copmplete.