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automated start program

MrFusion

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Jun 8, 2005
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For the last few days I have been looking for a program that starts another program (or script) at a specified time. e.g. weekly backups (rsync).
But so far, no luck. I did found lingon, but for some reason it doesn't work.

I don't feel like messing with launchd directly. I don't want to break something.

Any suggestions?
Thanks
 

blodwyn

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Jul 28, 2004
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Portland, Oregon
MrFusion said:
For the last few days I have been looking for a program that starts another program (or script) at a specified time. e.g. weekly backups (rsync).
But so far, no luck. I did found lingon, but for some reason it doesn't work.

I don't feel like messing with launchd directly. I don't want to break something.

Any suggestions?
Thanks

Why not use iCal. Create a new event and under the 'Alarm' settings choose 'Run Script'
 

MrFusion

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Jun 8, 2005
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West-Europe
blodwyn said:
Why not use iCal. Create a new event and under the 'Alarm' settings choose 'Run Script'
Ah, Apple simplicity. Works like a charm. Should have guessed something like that would have been possible, but since I never use ical...

Thanks fot the tip.
 

superbovine

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