From Free Software Directory
Jump to: navigation, search

Reviews: 0 ... further results.


Cron job to automatically visit the Web sites of various charities

charities.cron is a cron script in the gawk language to visit the charity sites affiliated with These sites let Web users donate food, health care, and other goods simply by clicking on a link. The sites generally count one click per IP address per day; by making this a daily cron job, thousands of dollars will be donated to charity each year.


version 1.7.0 (stable)
released on 24 May 2002


Related Projects



Verified by

Verified on


Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

4 December 2000

Leaders and contributors

Steven E. Sachs Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to usecron
Required to uselynx
Required to usegawk

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 July 2018.


Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.

The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.