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deafMatt
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logrotate

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Hello,
I am new to Mint, and Linux in general. I installed Linux Mint and my /var/log is overtaking my hard drive space. How do I prevent this from happening?
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Re: logrotate

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Mint certainly rotates its logs. However, in some cases some process can spam the log and it grows faster than expected. Check what's in that log.
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Re: logrotate

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deafMatt wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:00 am
Hello,
I am new to Mint, and Linux in general. I installed Linux Mint and my /var/log is overtaking my hard drive space. How do I prevent this from happening?
As said by AscLinux. However, this might help also:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... ut-of-hand
(item 18, right column)
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All in all, horse sense simply makes sense.
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