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A few issues...
Authored by: Anonymous on Aug 12, '01 05:52:08AM

You can create your own "bin" directory in your
Home directory. I use mine to put shell scripts and

"mkdir bin" in the terminal.

Make sure it has executable permissions - "chmod 755 bin"

Make sure all the scripts you put in it are executable also.

If you don't have a .cshrc file make one.

Mine has this line:

set path=(/bin /usr/bin /sbin /usr/sbin /usr/local/bin /usr/local/sbin /usr/X11R6/bin $HOME/bin)

The $HOME/bin is the important one here.

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A few issues...
Authored by: Anonymous on Aug 12, '01 07:37:38AM

Got getmail and pine to work just right... now, i'm trying to set up a crontab file (as per my message on the main body here)... any thoughts on that>?

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A few issues...
Authored by: beef on Aug 12, '01 11:04:41AM

I get the feeling you want to get things done in CLI... but there's a program called cronnix (or maybe it was one n... forgot) that let's you do things easier with GUI...

I'm not really one to answer about cron...
if you haven't done so yet, I suggest you pick up a book on unix (I don't know if it's important to specifically choose a book on BSD... maybe you might wanna check out a book on csh/tcsh, too... if you have no intention to change your shell anytime soon). You can go to borders and spend as much time as you want in choosing a book you like (I think it's important to pick a book with a style you like/comfortable with when it's about Unix... I think half the books in the bookstores are written in Martian... hmm... am I supposed to understand Martian? Men are from Mars, right?). Anyway... People here are friendly and they tend to write stuffs in very easy to understand manner.... but even then, they can be quite complicated. It's really nice to have a book you can fall alseep on... I mean..... I think my brain fell sleep... I hope you know what I meant to say.

Ok... I think I'm drunk. I wrote a lot of nothing... Night (Singapore time... add about half a day to your time if you're in US... I'm off to Japan to see my grandparents tomorrow.... no net connection there.. :~P)

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