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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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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 58.2 kB140.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 57.4 kB132.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 52.8 kB124.0 kB [list of files]
armel 54.3 kB123.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 54.8 kB111.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 57.3 kB128.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 56.8 kB126.0 kB [list of files]
i386 59.7 kB131.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 56.2 kB128.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 58.1 kB126.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 51.3 kB122.0 kB [list of files]
mips 56.4 kB137.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 55.7 kB138.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 56.8 kB137.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 54.5 kB123.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 54.8 kB123.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 54.8 kB190.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 55.0 kB188.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 55.3 kB136.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 63.6 kB126.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 52.7 kB127.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 57.4 kB127.0 kB [list of files]