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== Introduction ==
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Cron daemons allow you to configure certain tasks to be run at specific times. Installing a cron daemon is a good idea because some packages may assume that you have a cron daemon installed and create jobs to update their databases with a cron daemon. There are several different loggers available to Funtoo users:
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* '''Fcron'''
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* '''Cronie'''
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* '''Vixie-Cron'''
  
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== Installation ==
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To install the cron daemon, run the following command:
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<console>
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# ##i## emerge --ask fcron
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These are the packages that would be merged, in order:
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Calculating dependencies... done!
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[ebuild  N    ] sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2-r1
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[ebuild  N    ] sys-process/fcron-3.1.2-r2  USE="mta pam readline system-crontab -debug (-selinux)" LINGUAS="-fr"
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##b## Would you like to merge these packages? [Yes/No]##i## yes
 
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Revision as of 16:36, 19 October 2013

Introduction

Cron daemons allow you to configure certain tasks to be run at specific times. Installing a cron daemon is a good idea because some packages may assume that you have a cron daemon installed and create jobs to update their databases with a cron daemon. There are several different loggers available to Funtoo users:

  • Fcron
  • Cronie
  • Vixie-Cron

Installation

To install the cron daemon, run the following command:

#  emerge --ask fcron

These are the packages that would be merged, in order:

Calculating dependencies... done!
[ebuild  N     ] sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2-r1
[ebuild  N     ] sys-process/fcron-3.1.2-r2  USE="mta pam readline system-crontab -debug (-selinux)" LINGUAS="-fr" 

 Would you like to merge these packages? [Yes/No] yes
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