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 +====== cronie ======
 +cronie is a cron job daemon that is being phased in as a replacement for fcron. ​ The reason for the change is that [[fcron]] will often spawn processes that turn into zombies (history is vague).
 +=== Configuration ===
 +Run ''​crontab /​etc/​crontab''​ to set the default cron jobs.
 +=== Syntax ===
 +Unlike other cron daemons, the crontab line must not have the user in it.  Anything after the timing sequence will be executed.
 +# Backup Manager
 +0 4 * * *       /​root/​cron/​backups.sh