[TriLUG] Cron question
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Jan 25 17:36:50 EST 2008
On Sat, 26 Jan 2008, Jeremy Portzer wrote:
> Anacron is used to run cron jobs that don't run during their regularly
> scheduled time when your computer is off.
didn't know that. I assumed it was just another cron demon.
> You should definitely leave it enabled if it's a laptop,
> Otherwise cron jobs like "updatedb" won't be run and your
> locate database won't be updated, for example.
so when I boot up my laptop, it will launch updatedb, run my
image/map/file updates, backup the disk, run tripwire, run
the long check with smartctl,, :-)
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