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Old 03-19-2004, 12:21 AM   #1
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Delete file in /var


Hi

What are the files that are save to be manually deleted in /var directory?
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:21 AM   #2
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depends how your system is set up, you can probably get away with deleting every file in that directory, but it might make your system start fussing, so id suggest you be more specific about what you want deleted as some things that are sometimes put in there are require by certain programs in order to run right
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:55 AM   #3
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To be a bit **more** safe, I'd drop back to runlevel one before deleting files, and then return to rl3 afterwards to see how the changes are effecting the system before a shutdown/reboot:
telinit 1
remove files (after inquiring further as to which ones to delete as noted above by SciYro)
telinit 3
And see how the changes affect the applications you run. Be prepared to be "in the dark" meaning, out of the gui.

Cool
 
Old 03-19-2004, 05:19 AM   #4
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Thanks guys! I'm used to the 'dark' sometimes

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Old 03-19-2004, 11:28 AM   #5
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The answer to your question: shiawasette nani? or What is happiness is: A LINUX PENGUIN
 
Old 03-19-2004, 05:58 PM   #6
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Actually she answered (I mean chii-chan in Chobits), "anata no suki na hito no soba ni ite".



-->edited: added lots of penguin

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