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Red Hat Fedora Core 6 Unleashed by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson

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Chapter 15. Automating Tasks

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In this chapter you learn about the five ways to automate tasks on your system: making them services that run as your system starts, making them services you start and stop by hand, scheduling them to run at specific times, connecting multiple commands together on the shell, and writing custom scripts that group everything together under one command.

After you turn on the power switch, the boot process begins with the computer executing code stored in a chip called the BIOS; this process occurs no matter what operating system ...

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