Packages with the cron use flag

app-admin / logrotate : Rotates, compresses, and mails system logs

  • Installs cron file

app-admin / packagekit-base : Manage packages in a secure way using a cross-distro and cross-architecture API

  • Install cron script for auto-update

app-antivirus / clamav-unofficial-sigs : Download and install third-party clamav signatures

  • Install an hourly cron job to /etc/cron.d that runs the updates as the clamav user (instead of root), with an appropriate home directory and shell. The same cron job is installed as documentation when this flag is disabled.

app-crypt / dehydrated : a client for signing certificates with an ACME-server

  • Install cron job to sign/renew non-existent/changed/expiring certificates

app-forensics / chkrootkit : Tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit

  • Install cron script for weekly rootkit scans

kde-apps / kdeadmin-meta : KDE administration tools - merge this to pull in all kdeadmin-derived packages

  • Installs KDE application for virtual/cron configuration

mail-filter / spamassassin : An extensible mail filter which can identify and tag spam

  • Install a cron job to update SpamAssassin's rules daily.

net-analyzer / gvm : Greenbone Vulnerability Management,previously named OpenVAS

  • A cron job to update GVM's vulnerability feeds daily

net-analyzer / openvas-scanner : Open Vulnerability Assessment Scanner

  • Install a cron job to update GVM's feed daily.

net-firewall / pglinux : Privacy oriented firewall application

  • Install cron script

sys-apps / etckeeper : A collection of tools to let /etc be stored in a repository

  • Install cron script

sys-fs / e2fsprogs : Standard EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 filesystem utilities

  • Install e2scrub_all cron script