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charities.cron is a cron script in the gawk language to visit the charity sites affiliated with These sites let Web users donate food, health care, and other goods simply by clicking on a link. The sites generally count one click per IP address per day; by making this a daily cron job, thousands of dollars will be donated to charity each year.


Download version 1.7.0 (stable)
released on 24 May 2002


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey4 December 2000

Leaders and contributors

Steven E. Sachs Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use lynx
Required to use gawk
Required to use cron

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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