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  • Published Question

    How to manage /var/mail/root file

    The size of /var/mail/root has been increasing as i am using lot of cron jobs and may cause memory shortage. Is it wise to delete that file? How to manage this problem?
    Accepted Answer: Hi! I would recommend emptying the file instead of completely deleting it just to prevent any issues that might be caused by the file being missing. cat /dev/null > /var/mail/root You can disable cron emails complet...
    3 By DarshanK Linux Basics Storage
  • Published Question

    Trouble taking auto backup of mysql database to amazon s3

    I am new to this concept and i am using ubuntu14.04 lts O.S. I created a bash script which would take backup of mysql db, and also created a cronjob for a desired time. The thing is the backup is going on only for php...
    1 By DarshanK MySQL Backups Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04