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Every time I set up a cron job there is something wrong with it and I spend a lot of time trouble shooting it.

I use Ubuntu and I would like to know what tools exist to make my life easier when setting up cron.

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Install Scheduled Tasks:

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Add a job to it and set it up the way you like. It will be added to your cron table.

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