Now that the client is installed and configured, you just need to launch it.
This is a small "How to" for checking a service is running in the server or not.
Cron is started automatically from /etc/init.d on entering multi-user runlevels.
Cron searches its spool area (/var/spool/cron/crontabs) for crontab files (which are named after accounts in /etc/passwd); crontabs found are loaded into memory.
Please follow the instructions based on your edition of Windows.
Windows 7 and 8: To open Task Scheduler on Windows 8 and 8.1: Click on the Start menu (Windows 8.1) or press your Windows key on your keyboard.
Important info: The release notes provide important information about known issues, as well as explanations, workarounds and solutions.
Thus cron need not be restarted whenever a crontab file is modified.
Integrity and authenticity checks: Once you have downloaded an image, please verify its integrity and authenticity.
Anyone can produce fake ISO images, it is your responsibility to check you are downloading the official ones.
Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021.
It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.