Error "tip: must be interactive" when run from crontab
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Mon May 26 22:26:34 PDT 2003
I want to have my system dial a number, wait a certain amount of
time, and then hang up. Specifically, this is to facilitate
wake-up calls scheduled from /etc/crontab.
I want to use tip, but when I schedule a job invoked as:
I get the emailed job output:
tip: must be interactive
The job works fine when run manually from a command prompt, when
I am already awake. How can I have cron run it when I am asleep?
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