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How to set up a cron job to run every 10 minutes? [duplicate]

I have a python script, and i'd like to make it run every 10 minutes, how can i do this? Thanks in advance.
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run script every last thursday of the month [duplicate]

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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How to schedule a shell script using crontab [duplicate]

I want to schedule a shell script to run everyday excluding sunday at 7:30 pm using crontab can you please help
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Editing crontab [duplicate]

I would like to automate some services using cron jobs. When I try to edit the crontab file at /etc/crontab, I am not able to save it as it says that it is read only. What can I do?
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Cronjob once a day in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have setup a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 and now I want to run a cronjob once a day. The command line is as follows: mono /root/Folder/Aplication.exe I've looked and looked around the internet but ...
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How To Run A Shell Script Again And Again Having X Interval Of Time In Root? [duplicate]

I have a shell script in my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS at ./ShellScript.sh. I setup /etc/rc.local to run the shell script after boot but before login using below code. To run run it boot write this ...
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How to add and modify CRON jobs [duplicate]

This is intentionally a duplicate of the following question (because the answers there are not completely correct, and as a new user I somehow cannot comment there): Editing crontab ADDED NOTE: The "...
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Daily cron task at certain hour? [duplicate]

I want to run a command everyday but I am not sure how to do it correctly with the cron task. I understand this is the code I need to know: * * * * * command to be executed - - - - - | | | | | | | | ...
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How to automatically empty trash periodically? [duplicate]

I discovered this post How can I set up Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to automatically empty the trash based on parameters? Does autotrash itself runs automatically? If not, how to config it?
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What does the last number in the cron time mean? [duplicate]

So I googled it and I just don't understand the last part. The question problem is as it follows. what is the result if the cron is as follows: 0 2 12 * 0,6 /usr/bin/test Am I confused at ...
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how to run python file again and again in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu . I have a python file . i just want to execute it in every 15 min . any body can tell, how i can do it ? with all basic steps Thank you
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Timer to turn on/off apps [duplicate]

I need an app to turn on/off apps at a specified time: turn on transmisson at 0:00 and turn it off at 6:00. Thanks
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Command not found in Crontab [duplicate]

I am new with Crontab and Linux. I am trying to schedule this following command line instruction in Crontab: speedtest-cli --csv &>> /home/pi/speedtestLog.txt I am trying doing it: */1 * ...
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Swap config files at certain times [duplicate]

I am trying to make a script that switches files at different times of days so that my settings are pulled at different times like a day mode and a night mode. If I have a file 1, 2, and 3 which 3 is ...
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Execute a Linux Cron Job permission denied [duplicate]

I'm using sudo nano crontab -e and this is in the map: 0 * * * * /companyname/fetch-schema.sh @reboot sudo python /companyname/ups-shutdown.py So it should run /companyname/fetch-schema.sh every ...

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