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at daemon: What is the point of the “batch” queue?

I'm wondering if there's a practical purpose to the batch queue (i.e. batch, at -q b). I'm asking this because there seems to be a mandatory 1 minute wait time (by atd's default) between consecutive ...
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How to restart atd without affecting running jobs?

Does anyone know how to restart atd without affecting current running (batch) jobs? I guess I could move the jobs out of the spool directory and wait for the current running jobs to finish, but I'm ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 server: can't invoke at

For some reason I can't use at command from an ordinary user $ at You do not have permission to use at. I've checked my /etc/at.deny, it doesn't have my user there. There is no /etc/at.allow. I ...