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I'm trying to clear a log file in use, and all the commands I've tried so far:

truncate
less
tail
filename

Don't get the job done. Deleting the file and creating a new file with the same name doesn't work either.

I heard about a config-file for the log but I have no idea where this is kept. Is there ANY way to fix this problem? This log file will get so big it'll crash my system.

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Which log file, and what was the error message? –  George Bailey Aug 18 '12 at 19:46

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