at / atd

The at command is used to run commands at a certain time.

Start its daemon:

/etc/init.d/atd start

Run the command and specify what you’d like it to do:

at 13:57
at> touch tmp/attest.txt
at> EOT

(Send EOT via ctrl-d)

The command has a variety of options to e.g. specify time or read commands from a file etc.

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