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URL: https://unix.stackexchange.com/q/491623
Title: Cronjob not executing, but command works
ID: /2018/12/30/Cronjob-not-executing_-but-command-works
Created: December 30, 2018    Edited:  December 30, 2018
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In the terminal use:

echo $PATH

When cron is running it doesn’t know all your paths that allows your python script work in the terminal.

The solution is to create a bash script that calls the python script. Before doing so however it executes:

PATH="new-paths:$PATH"
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