I want to edit my crontab file to schedule a script. Where do I find it?
If you don't want to use
launchd, you can edit your crontab as you would do on any unix systems :
Or, you can use a GUI software like CronniX.
In Mac OS X Lion the user
crontabs are stored in
/var/at/tabs. In the past they were located in
You should use
crontab -e to interact with these in general, but knowing the location is useful for when you want to restore them from a backup of your disk, or something similar.
It should be noted that if you aren't accustomed to using vim (the default crontab editor) then you can specify your editor as follows:
export VISUAL=nano; crontab -e