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Package: logrotate (3.14.0-4)

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Log rotation utility

The logrotate utility is designed to simplify the administration of log files on a system which generates a lot of log files. Logrotate allows for the automatic rotation compression, removal and mailing of log files. Logrotate can be set to handle a log file daily, weekly, monthly or when the log file gets to a certain size. Normally, logrotate runs as a daily cron job.

Tags: System Administration: Automation and Scheduling, Logging, Implemented in: implemented-in::c, interface::commandline, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, use::compressing, Works with: System Logs

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amd64 61.6 kB150.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 58.7 kB138.0 kB [list of files]
armel 58.4 kB137.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 58.8 kB121.0 kB [list of files]
i386 63.1 kB149.0 kB [list of files]
mips 60.2 kB147.0 kB [list of files]
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s390x 58.5 kB146.0 kB [list of files]