gCalCron

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Description
The script allows you to use Google Calendar as a frontend for cron-like scheduling on your Unix/Linux system. If that system is acting as a home server, you’ve suddenly gained an incredibly powerful administration tool that anyone can use to control and automate their environment.

All you have to do is create a dedicated calendar in your Google Calendar and then create events as you see fit. When you create the events, include any commands you want executed at the time of the event in the event description. The script will check in every little while (half an hour default), and if there are events scheduled, will execute the associated commands.

You can have events execute at the end of an events as well, So, you could have an “Lights On” event where the coloured block actually shows when the light is on, rather than needing two events (one to turn lights on, and the other to turn them off). Much better than a list of
Interface: Command Line
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