I can't help you with lynx, but this is how I do cronjobs that use php pages. /usr/bin/wget -q -O /dev/null http://yourscript.php This has worked for me many times. Chris At 10:28 PM 2/13/2002, you wrote: >Hello, > >I have a project where I need to update a database with changing info >about every 20 mins - I figured the cron.quarter-hourly would work >great, and made up a php script to update the database and make some >other tweaks. this runs fine from a shell with "lynx >http://www.site.com/something.php -dump" but cron emails me saying "your >terminal cannot change lines or move the cursor" is there any way to >make lynx play nice? > >thanks, >Cameron > >-- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !