crontab does not work anymore
T.Six at gmx.de
Mon Nov 20 20:57:26 UTC 2006
claudiu wrote the following on 20.11.2006 20:10:
> 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!
I think this two are different.
$ sudo crontab -r
works on crontabs that have been set up by:
$ sudo crontab -e
to list the setting:
$ sudo crontab -l
but that ist different from /etc/crontab (even as root(via sudo))
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine
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