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Old 09-27-2007
cron job

Hi,

Anyone please let me know how to add an entry for crontab while there are few of entries already in.

When I execute crontab -e, the entries which are added already are displayed. But, I need to add one more entry to the crontab and then after that I need to remove the entry without disturbing the other enteries.

I have tried using crontab with specified options but of with no luck. Please let me know the solution for the above.

Thanks,
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Old 09-27-2007
Try setting the EDITOR env variable to vi.
Code:
EDITOR=vi; export EDITOR
crontab -e

By default (when EDITOR is not set) 'crontab -e' will open the crontab file with 'ed' which isn't the easiest editor to use.

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