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Re: [K12OSN] some scripting help



Ray Garza wrote:

> On Saturday 12 May 2007 08:50:33 Nils Breunese wrote:
>>     ls /home/$account/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/cache 2>/dev/null
>>
> I just saw this on a link that I've been reading up on at 
> http://www.faqs.org/docs/abs/HTML/zeros.html
> 
>>> I plan to run it as a cron job
>>> but I don't want the error messages popping up on the screen. Is there a
>>> way to suppress the error message? Will putting it in a cron job log the
>>> error but not display it?
>> I believe by default any output generated by cron jobs is mailed to the
>> user the script runs as. You can override the address by setting MAILTO=
>> in the crontab. You can also redirect all output of the cron job to
>> /dev/null:
>>
>>     /path/to/script >/dev/null 2>&1
>>
> Ok, it's a little different here

What do you mean exactly?

Nils Breunese.

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