Help I deleted my cron.daily files
wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 22:12:27 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-07-04 at 14:54 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> On 7/4/2011 2:34 PM, Alan Pope wrote:
> > On 4 July 2011 22:12, Knute Johnson<ubuntu at knutejohnson.com> wrote:
> >> I did a stupid thing and deleted my cron.daily files. Does anybody know
> >> where they come from so I can recreate them?
> > Not from one package unfortunately.
> > e.g /etc/cron.daily/dpkg comes from the dpkg package and
> > /etc/cron.daily/mlocate comes from the mlocate package.
> > My natty desktop install has these, fwiw:-
> > alan at wopr:/etc/cron.daily$ ls
> > 0anacron aptitude google-chrome man-db passwd
> > apport bsdmainutils google-talkplugin mdadm popularity-contest
> > apt dpkg logrotate mlocate standard
> > Cheers,
> > Al.
> Thanks. I've got a list of what was there. And I tried removing and
> installing a couple of packages but they didn't put anything in
> cron.daily. The system I did the damage to is a 10.04LTS server. I
> have an Xu natty system running I could snag a couple of the files from.
Couldn't you just touch those files and wait for their cron-jobs to
re-populate their contents? See what permissions are set on your Unity
machine and their ownership and set them the same?? It might work. Ric
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..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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