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  1. Agustin's Linux Manual
  2. System Administration
  3. About the Author
  4. Contents
  5. Administration
  6. Terminals
  7. Command Basics
  8. Root Directory
  9. Executing Commands
  10. File specs
  11. File Permission
  12. How permissions are assigned
  13. Change ownership chown
  14. Running multiple commands
  15. Killing Processes
  16. Bash configuration files
  17. VI Editor
  18. Creating path environment
  19. Midnight Commander
  20. Linuxconf Utility
  21. Networking
  22. Domain Name Service DNS
  23. Router and Gateway
  24. Adding Users
  25. User Accounts
  26. Managing Groups
  27. Mounting File System
  28. NFS Mounts
  29. Disk Quotas
  30. Run levels
  31. Linuxconf Control
  32. Mandrake Control Center
  33. Creating a Boot Disk
  34. Switching Boot Mode
  35. Hardware Configurations
  36. Printer Configuration
  37. Installing Printers
  38. Samba Printer
  39. Managing services
  40. Managing Users
  41. Program Scheduler
  42. Software Management
  43. Installing CUPS

Program scheduler

Programs schedulerThis programs an application to be executed at a certain time and date. Basically you enter a command to be executed, but the time of execution will depend on the timer you set.
  • Select the user under which the command will be executed by.
  • Click adds to add a task.
  • Use the calendar to schedule the task or activate periodic tasks with the respective parameters.
  • Add the command to be executed.
  • Click OK.
  • Click on add.
  • Click on execute so it will be scheduled or quit.

To remove a scheduled task

Select the scheduled task and Delete or modify accordingly



This starts a wizard to back up your file.
  • Wizard Configuration
  • Advanced Configuration
  • Backup now
  • Restore

The wizard configuration: Gives two options back up system or back up users.

  • To back up a user, click on select a user manually.
  • To back up all users, select back up users

Backing up all users:

  • Select back up users, and click next.
  • Select the destination of your backup.
  • Click on configure
Backup location
Fig 4.21
  • Configure allows you to set the directory for destination.
  • When your settings are correct, click OK to continue.
  • You are back to destination selection.
Directory location
Fig 4.22
  • Click next
  • Click save
  • Backup now from configuration file.
  • Click build backup