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1696 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Aug 3, 2010 4:56 AM by vjdjr
Currently Being ModeratedAug 1, 2010 6:07 AM (in response to personal_username)You could also consider using launchd. Cron is still there, but launchd is replacing much of its functionality. Configuring launchd can be a bit more more complicated than cron so check these links.
Getting started with launchd
Personally I use an application named Lingon to avoid some of the complexity
I used to use cron, but later switched to launchd for scheduling my backup scripts.MacBook Pro 2.4GHz 4GB, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 3, 2010 4:56 AM (in response to personal_username)I find it easiest to use iCal. I've got a calendar called "Applescript" into which I set all such events. For instance, running a script to copy select folders from iDisk to my home directory (and deleting the copy that's a week old) 5 nights a week. Just set the alarm to "Run Script" and point it to the right place.
VinceMac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.3)