Help I deleted my cron.daily files

Frank McCormick beacon at
Mon Jul 4 22:03:05 UTC 2011

On 04/07/11 05:50 PM, PleegWat wrote:
> On 07/04/2011 11:12 PM, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> I did a stupid thing and deleted my cron.daily files. Does anybody know
>> where they come from so I can recreate them?
>> Thanks,
> On the command line, run the following:
> dpkg --search '/etc/cron.daily/*'
> That should list all packages storing files in the /etc/cron.daily
> directory, and which files they store.
> Works here, although of course I still have the files...
> I know there's also something on the command line to then reinstall
> those packages, but I can't find it offhand. Possibly --install --force.

    aptitude reinstall <whatever>


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