How to see another user’s CRONTAB

Crontab Cheat Sheet

Under Ubuntu or debian, you can view crontab by /var/spool/cron/crontabs/ and then a file for each user is in there.

But hell hath no fury, you will see this:

# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE – edit the master and reinstall.

Now what gives?

To edit the file:

sudo su - other_user


crontab -e


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