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Revised Answer: arecord needs an environment variable called XDG_RUNTIME_DIR to locate the resources it needs. By default our cron jobs run in a different environment than (for example) the one in our interactive shell, and the cron environment won't (by default) include the variable XDG_RUNTIME_DIR. The solution then is to add this environment variable in ...

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