Zeit: programming commands and scripts has never been so easy


Time it is nothing more than a GUI, or graphical interface, for Linux's famous cron and at task scheduling tools. With it you can program commands and scripts, as well as configure alarms and timers, so that they run whenever you want, but you can do it in a very simple and intuitive way thanks to this interface programmed with Qt.

Another of the characteristics What it includes is the ability to add, edit, and delete environment variables for crontab, as well as optional PolKit support for root actions. Therefore, if you did not "get along" with the famous cron, crontab and at and were looking for something more graphic, with Zeit you have what you are looking for ...

Es so easy such as clicking a button to Add the task on your taskbar and a dialog box will appear that will allow you to schedule the script or command in a time interval that you select or at a certain time only once. In addition, it allows you to select between a basic programming, or a more advanced one to have more control regarding the intervals.

Of course, as I have commented, it also allows you set alarms or warnings at certain hours or days. So you will have your reminders to better plan your time. Practical right?

The truth is that it cannot be simpler to use and it will be a great help to work with those other text tools without so much complication.

If you are interested install it on your distro, Can download the DEB package If you have a distro based on this type of package, it is also found in the repertoires of some important distros such as Ubuntu. But if you have a different distribution then you will have to build it from source code.

I hope I have helped you a bit to make scheduling a little easier from now on!

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