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'Fcron' is a periodic command scheduler which aims at replacing vixie cron, so it implements most of its functionality. It does not assume that you run your system either all constantly or regularly: fcron can run jobs every x hours y minutes of uptime or only once in a specified interval. You can also set a nice value to a job, run it (or not) depending on the system load average, mail a user to tell him that a job has not run and why, and run a job at fcron's startup if it should have been run while the system was down.


User manpages included


Download version 2.9.7 (stable)
released on 28 July 2005


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey15 March 2001

Leaders and contributors

Max Heijndijk Contributor
Uwe Ohse Contributor
Thibault Godouet Maintainer
Clemens Fischer Contributor
Gabor Z. Papp Contributor
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh Contributor

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 July 2005.


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