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Cron job to automatically visit the Web sites of various charities

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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License:GPLv2Janet Casey4 December 2000

Leaders and contributors

Steven E. Sachs Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to uselynx
Required to usegawk
Required to usecron

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


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