Max Clark Entrepreneur, Investor, Thrill Seeker

Speed up a slow Terminal by clearing log files

Terminal has been getting slower and slower for me on launch. For whatever reason this morning I finally spent a couple of minutes on Google and came across this gem:

Speed up a slow Terminal by clearing log files.

In short:

cd /private/var/log/asl/ ls *.asl sudo rm !$
This clears out OSX's system logs and results in an instant launch of terminal again.

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