How to add crontab job

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Add crontab job

sudo crontab -e

Crontab-step1.png

Choose "1" then press Enter

Add the command line you want to execute at the end of the file that reads like this:

@reboot python /home/pi/x-c1/fan.py

PS:

1. @reboot python /home/pi/x-c1/fan.py is a sample command, You MUST to modify it according to your needs.

2. Please make sure that the file path and file name are correct


Crontab-2.png


Save and exit (CTRK + O and ENTER to save it). In nano editor, you do that by hitting CTRL + X, answering Y and hitting Enter when prompted.

Please run 'sudo reboot' to reboot device to enable crontab job.

Remove crontab job

sudo crontab -e

Then remove the command line by yourself.


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