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8<title>System Logger</title> 8<title>System Logger</title>
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57command regularly (for instance daily, weekly or monthly). 57command regularly (for instance daily, weekly or monthly).
58</p> 58</p>
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60<p> 60<p>
61Gentoo offers three possible cron daemons: <c>dcron</c>, <c>fcron</c> and 61Gentoo offers three possible cron daemons: <c>dcron</c>, <c>fcron</c> and
62<c>vcron</c>. Installing one of them is similar with installing a system logger. 62<c>vixie-cron</c>. Installing one of them is similar with installing a system logger.
63However, <c>dcron</c> and <c>frcon</c> require an extra configuration command, 63However, <c>dcron</c> and <c>frcon</c> require an extra configuration command,
64namely <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c>. If you don't know what to choose, use 64namely <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c>. If you don't know what to choose, use
65<c>vcron</c>. 65<c>vixie-cron</c>.
66</p> 66</p>
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68<pre caption="Installing a cron daemon"> 68<pre caption="Installing a cron daemon">
69# <i>emerge --usepkg vcron</i> 69# <i>emerge --usepkg vixie-cron</i>
70# <i>rc-update add vcron default</i> 70# <i>rc-update add vixie-cron default</i>
71<comment>(Only if you have chosen dcron or fcron:)</comment> # <i>crontab /etc/crontab</i> 71<comment>(Only if you have chosen dcron or fcron:)</comment> # <i>crontab /etc/crontab</i>
72</pre> 72</pre>
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74</body> 74</body>
75</section> 75</section>

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