I need to know how i can set a scheduled reboot for 0:00 for everyday. Can you explain in detail? Thanks in advance.

July 11, 2019 472 views
Linux Commands Ubuntu 16.04

As specified above, I’m using Ubuntu 16.04. And I need this server to be rebooted at 0:00 on every night. Please help me with this situation. Thanks in advance.

1 Answer


I would just use a cron job:

Edit your crontab as root:

crontab -e

The first time you might have to choose your preferred editor (like vim)

Add this line:

0 0 * * * /sbin/shutdown -r

Hope that this helps!

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