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Article:
  Scheduling Tasks in Panther
Subject:   Something I wanted to do
Date:   2004-03-05 20:33:31
From:   r_miller
Perfect timing. I was just wanting to set up a cron tab for waking my imac when it goes to sleep. However, after reading the article you stated cron will not wake a computer from sleep. Bummer. I have iCal Calling iTunes installed and it will not run most of the time when the computer is asleep either, so I wanted to write a script to wake the computer, What about a simple AppleScript to just start some activity on the computer? Will it run if the computer is asleep. Yeah, I know iCal Calling iTunes is an AppleScript, but I was hoping to use cron or something as a workaround.