/etc/cron.daily/logrotate - Make it sing!

Log rotate diagram

If cron.daily is giving you errors, you can make it more verbose by editing /etc/cron.daily/logrotate and changing from:
/usr/sbin/logrotate /etc/logrotate.conf
to:
/usr/sbin/logrotate --verbose /etc/logrotate.conf

Source: http://superuser.com/questions/630782/debian-cron-daily-messages