In general, when we run a command or script, it starts executing instantly. However, what if we want it to run later at a specific time? For example, I want to download large data from the Internet, but don't want to slow down my Internet bandwidth while I am working. So, I would like to run my download script at 1:00 AM since I won't be using the Internet for any kind of work after 1:00 AM. It is possible to schedule download scripts or commands later at a specified time using the
at command. We can also list scheduled tasks using the
atq command or remove any scheduled tasks using the
at [Option] specified_time
In the preceding syntax,
specified_time refers to the time at which a command or script should run. The time can be in the following format:
The specific time of the day...