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Re: System Log Viewer Issues



Am Thursday 10 March 2005 09:08 schrieb Pierre Habouzit:
> the *good* solution is also to use the 'run command' dialog, clicking on
> 'options >>' and then checking 'run as another user' (I use french l10n
> so it may be another wording for you) and choose root.
>
> But remember that logging as root under any X session is rarely a good
> idea.
Also most logfiles are readable for the groups adm and root, so adding your 
user to these groups would yield read access to the logs without the 
neccessity for being root.

Patrick
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