If you want a recurring job or task to run on a Unix/Linux box the standard has been CRON. To add extra jobs or tasks can be done from a command line but I tend to be a lazy fellow so I look for a GUI front end that makes my life easier.
At the moment I am running Fedora 18 and the tool of choice is “Gnome Schedule”. I have been using it for a while now and it seems to work just fine.
To install you need to use the package “gnome-schedule”. The easiest way to install it is by running:
yum install gnome-schedule
In my case I was using: gnome-schedule-2.1.5-3.fc18.noarch.
You start Schedule from:
Applications | System Tools | Scheduled tasks
To create a recurring task start Scheduler and you should see something like this: