Cron jobs are an important part of the system, without which you cannot have things execute automatically. Following are some commands which can be used on a shell prompt.
List the cron jobs
Add the crontab
Delete your current cron jobs.
Add or Edit your current cron jobs by using your default text editor
crontab -e will allow you to
Edit con jobs of specific users
crontab -e -u username
Syntax for the numbers:
32 * * * * : will be run every hour on the 32nd minute.
12,42 * * * * : will be run twice an hour on the 12th and 42nd minutes.
*/15 */2 * * *: will be run at 0:00, 0:15, 0:30, 0:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, …
43 18 * * 7: will be run at 6:43pm every Sunday.