New to Ubuntu (and Linux in general) and have whipped up a quick python script to backup my files and do some other housekeeping. I don't see any service scheduling tools and was wondering what the best way to do this is.
See the Wikipedia article for an explanation of crontab format.
I don't know which editor Ubuntu picks by default, but it's likely to be a terminal-based one. If it's
To get the GNOME Editor, use
install webmin first. it gives you an easy way to setup scheduled (cron) jobs. just point and click in a GUI.