I have redifined staring hours in /etc/anacrontab and /etc/crontab like following: --- my changes: 17 * * * * root cd / && nice run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly 25 3 * * * ...
I have set up ACPI wakeup so my laptop wakes up at a certain time each morning. The timezone for this is UTC. I want to set up my crontabs also using UTC so they fit with the wakeup alarm. How do ...
Lets say you have a server that stores records, and the time stamp that goes into the mysql/postgres/text-file/whatever is vital to be accurate (lets pretend it's a physics experiment, or bank ...
How can I use cron to schedule a script that implements daylight saving on a non- DST aware application when my server automatically uses DST?
My server (running ubuntu 8.04LTS server) reports the time as 9:38PM BST right now. BST (British Summer Time) is 1 hour ahead of UTC (or Greenwich Mean Time if you really want to confuse matters) The ...