Setting up cron / crontab in Debian / Linux

How to set up a cron Debian / Linux?
Configuring the cron Debian / Linux.

cron – a task scheduler in the operating systems Linux, BSD and others. Used to start / assignments at a certain time.

Files, which describes these tasks are here:
/ var / spool / cron / crontabs

Before the first of his editing crontab-file advise you to change the default editor for a user-friendly:
# Export EDITOR = ‘mcedit’

or
# Export EDITOR = ‘nano’

Edit or create crontab-file for the current user, use the command
# Crontab -e

The file format is standard and described here.

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