Systemd journal getting very large on 18.04 - how to reduce?

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sat Aug 4 19:48:49 UTC 2018


On Sat, 4 Aug 2018 20:38:26 +0100, Chris Green wrote:
>I have an Ubuntu 18.04 system and I've just noticed that the
>/var/log/journal directory is 4Gb, that's way too much.
>
>How is it supposed to be limited.

Hi,

I don't know, but freedesktop.org should be able to answer your request.

https://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/journald.conf.html

Regards,
Ralf




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