Re: Crontab doesn't run jobs

VP <telodico@xxxxxxx> wrote:
I usually put on my debian systems an auto poweroff entry with

crontab -e

30 18 * * * /sbin/poweroff

what can be?

Hmmm. The crontab in Debian usually has an extra field for user. Maybe
you have been using an exremely old Debian, or an alternative
(non-default) cron package. Try this:

# m h dom mon dow user command
30 18 * * * root /sbin/poweroff



Mark Hobley
Linux User: #370818