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rm ubuntu schedule

mikesteven
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hi,

I have lots of log files in /etc/log how can we schedule/cron to have it remove files older than X numer of days?

The file is owned by root so I have to sudo su - I'm not sure how to do this..

Cheers!

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There is a special program for this, called logrotate. Please read 'man logrotate' for details.

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can we create a script and delete files older than X number of days?

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found it , find "$DIR" -type f -mtime +$TIMEVAR -ls
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