Using the crontab on the eee pc is just the same as for any other linux pc, there are extensive resources available on this at various sites on the we
This topic was created to stop people making the same mistake I did. You can edit the crontab using “crontab -e” and install the jobs you want but if you do not start the cron daemon they will not be executed. to start the daemon use:
if you want to make sure it is running correctly.
if you want to just reload the crontabs but not restart the server you can also run this command