I hope you guys can help. I've never set up a cron job before but would like to run a daily Python script at 5am on my server.

I'm using hosting from CrazyDomains.com.au (Linux server) and can't find any information on how to go about this.

If anyone can recommend a beginners manual on this or has any helpful advice, it would be much appreciated.

Thanks for your time,

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In command line type crontab -e and write this

0 5 * * * /usr/bin/python /path/to/your/script.py

then save the file. You can check cron jobs list by crontab -l.

Quick reference on crontab you can find here or in man crontab.

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