Once you know that you can run an AppleScript program from the Unix command line it's easy to run it at scheduled intervals using the Unix
cron facility. Here's an example of how to run my Safari script at the 7:30 a.m. every day.
30 7 * * * /Users/al/tmp/OpenUrls.scpt
I'm not going to get into the
cron facility in any detail here, I just wanted to show how this is done. I will say that I modify the cron script by using this command:
but then this command launches the vi editor, and I don't want to get into all that.