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The software utility cron is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems, including the Apple products used here. Cron is used to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run periodically at fixed times, dates, or intervals.

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Hooked on CronniX

I turned to cron/crontab in order to run an Automator application and Transmit to (sometimes) smoothly synchronise the daily movies on my iMac with those on the remote server.  Then I learned much of the hard work I was scripting could be done from within my beloved EvoCam. However, EvoCam does not appear to be able to handle the archiving part of the operation. At least not to my specifications.

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