Intro and a few questions

Jeffrey F. Bloss jbloss at
Thu Dec 28 23:04:36 UTC 2006

Jeffrey F. Bloss wrote:


I just realized that I forgot to tell you if you use 'cron' or 'at' the
output of whatever command you invoke will be mailed to you. This can
get quite large for something like mplayer that updates the screen like
it does. To fix this add '>/dev/null 2>&1' to then end of your
commands. Like this...

   user at host$ at 4:30 AM
   > mplayer /path/to/some/music/file/my.mp3 >/dev/null 2>&1
   > <EOT>

And this for "cron.txt"...

30 4 * * 1-5 /command/to/exexute >/dev/null 2>&1

Also, I stumbled across this...

The top entry looks interesting. :)

> Chris Gilland wrote:
> > 3.  My last question is, is there any program that will allow me to


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