Is it possible to write an script which do a specific command every ten minute? I do not know if this is a loop? For example Every ten minute delete a file name foo on the home directory? or every ten minute open firefox. Update: please how to do that with out CRON I need bash script

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    possible duplicate of How do I set up a Cron job? – jobin Jun 4 '14 at 5:04
  • @Jobin thanks for link.For do every ten minute on the bash, Am I should learn Cron?Is there any function on the bash which do that? for every ten minute? – Mohammad Reza Rezwani Jun 4 '14 at 5:07
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    @alex - depends on what kind of loop you like most. Loop with while or if blabla not to recommend. Type with unix-system at good google search words: bash switch case script – dschinn1001 Jun 4 '14 at 5:10
  • @dschinn1001 yes For example I want to open firefox every ten minute.Just that I do not have knowledge about cron, but I think it will some thing on the bash script, which opens firefox or delete a file every ten minute – Mohammad Reza Rezwani Jun 4 '14 at 5:15
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    patience please - deliver script today ... – dschinn1001 Jun 9 '14 at 4:47
while :
  sleep 600
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  • little warning - while could be bad, cause it is only allowed on local machines ... – dschinn1001 Jun 4 '14 at 10:27

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