[ubuntu-uk] 'Simple' cron job help...

Michael Wood admin at x3n.me.uk
Fri Aug 3 01:46:56 BST 2007

Josh Blacker wrote:
> Being a slight newbie, I'd appreciate some direction with this!
> I have an open office file that I'm constantly updating and sharing
> with a friend. Emailing it to him every so often is a chore - what I
> want is a cron script to do this for me, say every evening. Any ideas?
> [As he's on a mac without oo.org, ideally it would save it as a pdf
> first...]
> I know I'm probably asking a lot, but I really don't know the simplest
> thing about how to go about this!
> TIA,
I'd use a perl script like the one here: 

Download from: http://www.logix.cz/michal/devel/smtp/smtp-client.pl
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with a cron job to check for changes in the file.

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