In this tutorial, we will explain ten useful cron commands in Linux with examples.
The cron command is used for scheduling tasks to be executed in a specific period, like a month, day, hour, minute, or even seconds. The cron uses a table of tabs called crontabs which have a list of commands that need to be executed with their times respectively. These cron commands are used by system administrators mostly, to make their work easier and be sure not to forget to execute something during a specific period of their work.
In this tutorial, we are going to use Ubuntu 20.04, but you can choose any Linux distro you want. Let’s get started!(more…)