crontab is missing from my CentOS installation. Yum says it's installed and up to date.

/etc/crontab is present, but no crontab program is on the disk.

Anyone had this problem? What am I missing?


Do you have the package cronie installed? At least on Fedora that is where my /usr/bin/crontab is from,

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    Other package names to try: cron, vixie-cron – MikeyB Feb 3 '10 at 11:19
  • vixie-cron - that's got it. Many thanks. – user27422 Feb 3 '10 at 11:23

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