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Re: logs crazy

On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 05:30:50PM -0500, Amish Rughoonundon wrote:
> I was wondering what is up with the crazyness of the logs in debian. Is 
> there any place where I can get a simple explanation of what 
> (program/kernel) logs data to where.  I mean I understand auth.log and 
> user.log but what is the difference between kern.log, messages, dmesg, 
> syslog and all the other logs. Thanks

Check out /etc/syslog.conf and the corresponding manpage

Stephen R. Laniel
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