On a long running system I usually have a terminal with $ tail -f /var/log/kern.log or something like this open. But from time to time I have to restart such command because no new messages are ...
Is there any way to keep file size of log file fixed without rotating it by a new empty file and deleting (or archiving) the old file. For example, if I set log file maximum size to 1MB, after the ...
When handling log files, some end up as gzipped files thanks to logrotate and others not. So when you try something like this: $ zcat * you end up with a command line like zcat xyz.log xyz.log.1 ...
I am running a daemon process that will have to run indefinitely (a 'service' so to speak) and wish to log its output. A simple solution like: ./long-running-process > log.out & ... fails as ...
I recently tried to replace my Nvidia driver with the Nouveau driver for my Nvidia card, (see Switching from Nvidia proprietary driver to Nouveau driver for Nvidia card on Debian wheezy). ...