I can get my crontab to work...I can my perl script to work in shell and crontab until I add this line,
system("/usr/bin/feh --bg-center /home/user/Pictures/rotate/1.jpg");
It works fine in shell, but produces no results when called by cron...is there a special way I have to help cron call this program for my perl script to be called and work correcly?
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