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Crontab

Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:04 am

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I know Mac OS does some Linux-like task when you don't shut it down at night. There are daily and weekly maintenance tasks performed regularly or at night.
I have "Scheduled Tasks" installed, but how and which tasks are important to set up?
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Re: Crontab

Sat Mar 12, 2016 5:58 am

You don't need any scheduled tasks on a Pi unless you want them. As for the Mac...ask Apple. (OS/X is, if I'm not mistaken, based on FreeBSD unix, not Linux, though both systems are POSIX compliant.)

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Re: Crontab

Sat Mar 12, 2016 8:47 am

I know about Mac, it was a comparison ;-)

Of course I don't HAVE to run maintenance tasks, but which ones are useful or necessary? For example: updating the search database daily seems useful to me. Or cleaning some caches and logs.
Which others are important? How do I add them?
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