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The following crontab command:

5 * * * * www-data /usr/bin/php5 /home/... >> /var/log/piwik_archive.log 2>&1

produce, in /var/log/piwik_archive.log:

/bin/sh: www-data: command not found

How to specify crontab command user ?

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Only the system-wide crontab file (usually /etc/crontab) and other system crontab files (usually /etc/cron.d) have the username field. User crontab files don't have this field.

See

man 5 crontab

[...] regular system-wide crontab file. Unlinke a user's crontab, this file has the username field, as used by /etc/crontab.

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