SLED 10 : Changing the beagle-indexer start time

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10


This document is intended to identify a method of changing the time of day when the beagle-indexer is executed (when it begins indexing).


  1. Start YaST.
  2. Click on "System".
  3. Click on "/etc/sysconfig Editor".
  4. Expand "System".
  5. Expand "Cron".
  6. Click on "DAILY_TIME"
  7. Change this to the time of the day you wish it to run, for example, "8:00".
SUSE Linux will restart the cron daemon after updating the contents of the crontab (or the daily files).

Additional Information

This will also alter the time that any of the daily cron jobs are started.


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  • Document ID:3802440
  • Creation Date: 20-Jul-2006
  • Modified Date:15-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

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