Use “at” to schedule launching of commands in Linux
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You can execute a task at the time you want it to launch by using at. Let’s say you want mplayer start playing a movie at 12:42. Do a
A command prompt will appear where you can type the command you cant to execute at 12:42
Next, press Enter then press Ctrl+D to exit the command line. The job will run in the background and will execute the command at the time requested.
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