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Cron is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems.

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What method should I use for copying data from one table to another one?

I'm wondering what method I should use for copying data from one table to another one. I'm letting users post data through a form which uses table1 to save data. Now for displaying results I use data ...
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Cronjob doesn't seem to work in Parallels Plesk

I set up two cronjobs in Plesk using their interface, but they don't seem to work. What's wrong? * */1 * * * curl --silent --compressed http://*****.com/assign_social_scores */5 * * * ...
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Cron force unzip file

I have the following cron echo "*** Get the new ZIP file ***" /usr/bin/wget -t inf -nH -N -c --progress=dot --reject=zip --mirror --timestamping --timeout=60 --waitretry=60 --no-passive-ftp ...
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How do I run something from the command line on shared hosting?

I have shared hosting and they haven't given me command line (or ssh or shell) access. Is there a way that I can run something from the command line?
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Where can I find a good perl script for a cronjob that backs up all files in a specific folder on my webspace?

I want to automate backups on my webspace. My provider allows for cronjobs to be executed once a day. I have already implemented a cronjob that backs up my database with mySQLdumper, using a perl ...
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Help me make a cronjob/screen command please?

Hi guys I want to set up a cronjob on reboot to do this cd /home/admin/vivalaminecraft.com && screen -d -m -S mcscreen && mono McMyAdmin.exe The issue is when I execute this it seems ...
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Retry cron job until it successfully excecutes

I'm running a python script on my VPS every day with cron. It only has 768mb ram, and when I run the script manually I often get memory errors from python. However, I usually can just try a couple ...
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How to setup Cron (Media Temple Dedicated Virtual/Parallels)

I am learning how to use Cron jobs. The server I am working on is Media Temple Dedicated Virtual Server. The "Control Panel" is Parallels. I cant find where I can setup cron jobs. Is SSH the only ...
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How can I call a URL as a cron job in Webmin?

(Possibly this belongs on stackoverflow, although it's not really a programming issue since the code works when run directly. If it needs to be moved, though, no problem.) I have a PHP file (which ...
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Help with cron syntax

I need to setup a cronjob on my webhost. The documentation for my webapp reads as follows: you will need to create following cronjob: /public_html/cake/console/cake -app /public_html/app ...