Linux command line tricks

Schedule a script or command in x hours, silently run in the background even if logged out

( ( sleep 5h; your-command with the arguments ) & )

Dissection of the script

sleep 5h;your-command with the arguments

This will put the command to sleep for the time mentioned. Here 5 hours.

once the sleep is done, the command is executed

&
Put the whole thing to background}

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