August 2, 2013 AT 12:01 am

Running A Python Script At Boot Using Cron @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

crontab_example_01

Via raspberrypi-spy.co.uk:

There may be times when you want to run a Python script when your Raspberry Pi boots up. There are a number of different techniques to do this but I prefer the method that uses “cron”.

Cron is a job scheduler that allows the system to perform tasks at defined times or intervals. It is a very powerful tool and useful in lots of situations. You can use it to run commands or in this case, a Python script.

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