Recurring Processes

Cron is used for processes that need to be repeated. Say you wanted to execute our script that says hello at 3 minutes passed the hour, every hour, this is where cron helps us. To view your 'cron table' run the command crontab. This will present you with a blank document most likely, it is up to you to fill in the cron table. To make this script execute 3 minutes passed the hour enter this in.

3 * * * * "$HOME/" >> "$HOME/file.txt"
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