How to copy, then delete original of whatever log(s) that would help debug crashes...
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Location: Canada(don't judge Canadians based on how stupid I am)
Distribution: opensuse 11.3
Well, my reason is that if I were to find the time to sit and review the logs, it would be much easier to find the problem if I had a dozen or so log files, where the end of each log file was the moment in time immediately after the crash/freeze-up.
I don't normally get more than a couple of hours in one shot to sit at my machine. And since I'm so new to linux, every time I sit down, I am learning. Learning a new OS, (and I don't mean learning how to use the GUI, but CLI) is difficult when you sometimes go weeks between 'lessons'.
I dunno, it might seem pointless to someone who understands what they are seeing every time they look at a log file. Or who has time to investigate each time something goes wrong.
Hope that makes sense.
I know there is probably a better method to debugging a problem...