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Schedule a large download to resume everyday in a specific time-span of the day?

I want to schedule a large download to occur at night, between 12AM and 5AM. Everyday at 12AM wget should automatically pick up where it left the night before, and at 5AM, it should automatically ...
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kernel 3.16 update with BF Scheduler

I use an old asus eee pc, and try to boost it up. Actually I use the mainline-kernel 3.16 and found out there is a bfs-patch from http://users.on.net/~ckolivas/kernel/ I want to try BFS instead of ...
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The kernel use which scheduling algorithm?

I know there are a lot of scheduling algorithm for processor. like FCFS ( first come first served ) Or SJF (short job first) and so on. How to know the kernel using which algorithm ?
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Is it possible to a crontab file containing 1k+ lines of schedules?

I'm planning to create scheduled tasks and I want linux to handle those tasks using crontab. Note: some tasks have different schedules and some are the same [crontab file (schedule.cron)] * * * * * ...
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How to schedule an irregular backup script requiring user confirmation

I have a backup script which requires user interaction. I would like to schedule it to run, say, once a week. The constraints are that (1) the computer boots straight into Gnome and is turned off ...
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Does duplicity detect when a Backup Is Already In-Progress?

Any time you schedule a recurring backup, it is always possible for a previously-initiated-backup to run so long that the next scheduled backup gets initiated before the previous backup completes. ...
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Understanding the at-command to schedule another command

I use cron to schedule things in Linux, but recently I discovered the "at" command. sudo apt-get install at I don't understand the scope from which this command operates: How would you schedule a ...
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I want to use fstate to measure context switch activity, but tracer 'sched_switch' is missing from my list of fstate tracers. Can I fix that somehow?

# uname -a Linux utah 3.5.0-17-generic #28-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 9 19:31:23 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux # cat /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/available_tracers blk function_graph mmiotrace ...
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MAAS for MPI parallel computing on infiniband and SLURM scheduler

Is it possible to setup: MAAS working toghether with a job scheduler (SGE, TORQUE, SLURM, doesn't matter), i.e. when the scheduler needs more CPU then MAAS power up nodes. MAAS networking over ...
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Can I set Process Scheduling of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to SJF?

I need to change the process scheduling of Ubuntu to SJF as a part of my research project. Can I do it through C/C++ code? Please give me the code for that if it is possible.
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How to Schedule a Shell Script

i wanted to schedule shell scripts in my ubuntu 12.04. i know "at". but i wanted some thing that would schedule my shell script exactly at 12:00 AM or exactly on the first day of a month repeatedly!
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automatic scan scheduled with clamtk for ubuntu 12.04 does not work

the automatic scanner that i have scheduled with clamtk for ubuntu 12.04 does not work. i have to do the job manually. is there a code i can punch into the console that will fix this problem so that ...
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task scheduler in system settings does not appear

i install KDE's Task Scheduler to be able to access to crontab via GUI . After install , i try to open this soft , however , i cannot find where it is. I follow this DEMO on Youtube , and i note ...
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I cannot find my schedule for system shut down

Long time ago I set a schedule for shutting down the system at a particular time. Now I need to change this time but I cannot find this schedule anywhere. I checked crontab and gnome-schedule Does ...
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Scheduled task with at command (6AM)

im gonna reboot my server 6am every day, if my internet get disconnected and DDOSed. Does anyone have an idea how to do the command "at" at a specific time, and "AM"? Thanks- My computer clock doesnt ...
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Conveniently schedule a command to run later?

What's a simple way to run a command, say, 8 hours from now? I can think of this way: nohup bash -c "sleep 28800 ; ./mycommand.sh" & Is there a more "proper" way?
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Set logon hours for user accounts [duplicate]

I want to stop a user account from logging in after a specified time. I know how to do this on Windows, but I can't seem to find an a way to do this on Linux.
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How do I configure Ubuntu to reboot every day at a given time?

Using the terminal or a bash file, how can I configure Ubuntu to reboot every day at (say for instance) 3 AM? In other words, I want to schedule an automatic reboot through the terminal. I haven't ...
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The grub can be scheduled? This means: changing default 'entry' (auto login) at defined periods of time automatically?

For example: 00:00:00 to 06:00:00 -> Slitaz 06:00:01 to 13:00:00 -> Ubuntu 13:00:01 to 19:00:00 -> Fedora 19:00:01 to 23:59:59 -> openSUSE Can grub change default 'entry' automatically? ...
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Backup the server [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu as a server with Windows XP clients. There are many files shared via Samba. I need to schedule automatic backup of the files which is shared via samba (that is i need to backup ...
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How do I setup two cron jobs to run every night at 3:00 and 3:10?

I have an ubuntu home server running virtual box. I have virtual server running on that box that I am having problems with. For now I don't have time to troubleshoot the actual issue but I have ...
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How can schedule to run 'deluge BT client' in ubuntu 12.1 using gnome schedule

Since it's a GUI there is bit of complication. Can you guys help? Thanks. (I need a recurrent task btw)
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How to make a Queue of download list and how schedule it

1- How to make a queue of download-list in Wget ? 2- Is there any way to schedule a Queue in Wget ?
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What is this python script doing?

What I need is an executable file (so that I can double click and open) of Deluge Bit torrent client. I found this, deluge.py is my usr/bin folder. #!/usr/bin/python # EASY-INSTALL-ENTRY-SCRIPT: ...
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Scheduled download by transmission during nightly hours? (downloading just at a specified period of a day)

I want to limit transmission to work at 02:00 AM untill 08:00. How?
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Is it possible to list the actual commands that have been scheduled with `at`?

I'd like to be able to see exactly what has been scheduled with at. atq will list the job id, time to run, and user to run as, but not the actual task that will be run. Thanks! Edit I should add ...
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Lock Terminal and Suspend from Terminal

I am trying to lock and suspend from the terminal. I tried: pmi action suspend | at now + 1 min And then typed exit But both that and vlock kill the running command. Is there a way to lock the ...
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How can I specify the hour at which my daily schedule of the DejaVu backup tool should run?

How can I specify the hour at which my daily schedule of the DejaVu backup tool should run?
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run script every last thursday of the month

How to make a script run at e.g. 16:00 every last thursday of the month using gnome-schedule or cron?
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Software for planning schedule

I'm looking for schedule planning software. I'd like to be able to add weekly events, meetings that repeat every month etc., and I expect the software to display me a schedule for the upcomming week, ...
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Is there a schedule for the system updates that come through update manager in 12.04?

I've noticed a lot of updates come through update manager in the last few weeks. When updates to core systems are required is there a schedule for release that I can check off against what I'm ...
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Scheduled backups: Local & FTP

please forgive if this has been asked/answered before, but I am an Ubuntu noob. I need to perform 2 types of backups automatically on a weekly schedule: From one local drive to another From a ...
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Suspend and wake PC at certain time

I want my PC to sleep at 04:58 and wake at 05:15, every day. How do I do that?
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Scheduling a reboot on a remotely located Ubuntu server

I work on a ubuntu server located in a place where I don't usually go. I use ssh over openvpn to access it. The machine has multiple wired interfaces, many static routes and multiple default gateways ...
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How to run a program with SCHED_RR policy from command line?

By default programs run with Time Sharing (TS policy) on Linux. How to run a program with SCHED_RR policy on Linux from command line? Thanks for giving information about chrt(1) command. I have used ...
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Is there a public calendar for key Ubuntu events?

I've been looking at the schedule for Ubuntu Developer Week (11th to 15th of July), and started entering the schedule into my Google calendar (XML, iCal, HTML). At this point, I thought to myself... ...
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How do I schedule waking up from hibernation?

Is it possible to wake up Ubuntu from hibernation at a predefined time? It should not be WOL, but rather Ubuntu waking itself up. For example, it should do what the app WakeupOnStandBy does on MS ...