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Server scheduling turn on/off

I'm going to build a server for my media files at home. I'm new to Linux so I hope you guys can help me out. I'm thinking my server should run most of the time, but shut down during the night unless ...
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Crontab run script

For example I want to schedule task using crontab: */2 * * * * /root/scripts/backup.sh But nothing happens, backup.sh is not executed. Who can help me?
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Trigger script execution on after apt-get upgrade for a certain package?

Question: I have customized an application startup script. Unfortunately, it gets overwritten every time I do apt-get dist-upgrade when there is an update available (quite often). Now I have ...
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How to queue commands

Suppose I have jobs to run one after another, how can I queue them up and if possible still retain the output/log each script produces. (eg. I can use at to schedule tasks but I dont get the ...
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How to Schedule a Ruby Script

I have a ruby script I'd like to execute every 5 minutes or so. I have seen mention of cron tasks, but not in the context of executing Ruby. I would like to know the steps necessary to execute the ...