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In Laravel, you can clean up the logs by deleting or truncating the log files. Here are a few ways to do this:

  1. Using the command line: You can use the log:clear command to clear the logs:
php artisan log:clear
  1. Manually deleting log files: You can go to the storage/logs directory and delete the log files manually or use a command such as rm storage/logs/*.log
  2. Truncating log files: You can use a command such as truncate -s 0 storage/logs/*.log to empty the content of the log files while keeping the file in place.
  3. Schedule log cleaning: You can schedule a task to clean up your logs by using the task scheduler in Laravel. Here’s an example of how you might schedule a task to clear the logs every day at midnight:
// app/Console/Kernel.php

protected function schedule(Schedule $schedule)
{
    $schedule->command('log:clear')->daily();
}

This will run the log:clear command every day.

Please note that cleaning up logs regularly is a good practice to keep your application running smoothly and avoid disk space issues. And make sure to backup your logs before cleaning them up if you need them for troubleshooting or debugging purpose.