Problem with cron

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Sat Mar 23 23:36:30 UTC 2013

Am 24.03.2013 00:34, schrieb Joe Zeff:
> Sorry, but I don't use sudo.  Ever.  In fact, when I did a clean install on my laptop, I made sure it wasn't
> included.  If I need to be root, I know and understand how su works

so just do it

>> Start the cron process
> Better yet:
> EDITOR=nano crontab -e
> worked just fine.  Why?  Who knows; It Just Worked.
> However, the new item didn't run when expected.  (I'd set it to run about ten minutes after the edit.)  I'm not
> sure, at this point, if cron is actually active or not

and what says "ps aux | grep cron"?

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