Location of the Crontab files

Most of the users are used to edit crontab file using crontab -e, and that is just fine, but where are actual files placed? By defualt, Linux stores cron files under /var/spool/cron/crontab. All cron jobs are stored after the username as per /etc/passwd file. To edit the file directly, you just need to open the file in your favorite text editor and make changes.

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