Cron problem with 6.06

Michael V. De Palatis mvd at
Tue Jun 27 02:32:13 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 03:03:47AM +0100, kpeil wrote:
> cron does not seem to work for me at all.
> I put in an entry to update the time as the built in one does not work.
> It works from the command line.
> I'm new to ubuntu/debian but not linux.
> I used crontab -e to make the entry as I have on other distros.
> Is there something different in ubuntu?

Could you please show us the appropriate line in /etc/crontab?

Coincidentally, the automatic time synchronization doesn't really work
for me, either. It didn't for a while in Breezy, then I got it working
by following some instructions from somewhere that I can't recall, and
now it no longer works again.


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