crontab does not work anymore

Jason Straight jason at jeetkunedomaster.net
Mon Nov 20 19:55:59 GMT 2006


What are the contents of /etc/crontab now?


On Monday 20 November 2006 14:10, claudiu wrote:
> I have a big problem with crontab in ubuntu dapper.
> Recently I accidentally did:
>
> 	$ sudo crontab /etc/crontab
>
> and I started receiving this by email, instead of the usual reports:
>
> 	/bin/sh: root: command not found
>
> I noticed that /etc/crontab MAY have user name in it, not like ".crontab"
> files. Anyway, I erased root's crontab by doing:
>
> 	sudo crontab -r
>
> And now I don't receive any emails at all.
> I need to know how to fix this ASAP!!!!
> Thank you!

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