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I have a script that I would like to run daily. I set it up in gnome-schedule to run every day at 00:00, and I'm wondering whether it will run on startup if my computer was not turned on at 00:00. If not, is there a way to make it do that?

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See also… – Ward Muylaert Feb 16 '11 at 22:59
It looks like the answer is 'no'. It didn't run this morning when I started up again. – Jeremy Feb 17 '11 at 16:27
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Gnome-schedule is just a GUI to cron. Cron itself doesn't support what you're asking for but anacron does. Examples of its usage are in the link provided in Ward's comment.

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gnome-schedule depend on/use anacron, so I think it would not miss your job.

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It uses cron, not anacron. – Juan Simón Feb 18 '13 at 10:55

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