On Sat, 2018-09-08 at 19:18 +0300, Reco wrote: > Hi. > > On Sat, Sep 08, 2018 at 12:10:26PM -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote: > > How do I prevent/stop Gnome trivial errors from flooding syslog? > > By configuring your journald and syslog correctly. > For instance, this little snippet: > > $ cat /etc/systemd/journald.conf.d/lessspam.conf > [Journal] > MaxLevelSyslog=info My system didn't have a journal.conf.d directory, nor a reference to it in journal.conf, but I did uncomment and modify MaxLevelSyslog= in journal.conf. Thanks for that! > decreases the amount of journald entries by an order of magnitude. > > This one: > > $ cat /etc/rsyslog.d/systemd-spam.conf > :syslogtag, startswith, "gnome-" stop > > sends all GNOME-related syslog entries to where they belong, i.e. > /dev/null. Ack. > > Simply resizing gnome-terminal yields dozens (hundreds?) of log entries like: > > > > gnome-terminal-: Allocating size to GtkScrollbar 0x5616bb780720 without > > calling gtk_widget_get_preferred_width/height(). How does the code know the > > size to allocate? > > Of course, fixing the offending program would be right way of doing > this, but it's a GNOME program we're talking about. And GNOME programs > are known for this kind of spam. > :-) You're my hero today, Much thanks!! -Jim P.
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