The software utility cron is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems. People who set up and maintain software environments use cron to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run periodically at fixed times, dates, or intervals. It typically automates system maintenance or administration—though its general-purpose nature makes it useful for things like connecting to the Internet and downloading email at regular intervals. The name cron comes from the Greek word for time, χρόνος chronos.
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    … 10 years (no kidding). Check it at The next version, 1.8, should feature a cron job emulation, which will allow to perform more easily automated tasks (DB cleaning, checking for versions, etc.). The next big version, 2.0, will feature a completely revamped interface, the ability to design custom…

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