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Re: [SLE] Message log window
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 23:46:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <200410062346.07631.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday, 6 October 2004 22.52, Dylan wrote:
> Hi All,
> I remember in earlier editions (7.3 ish) there was a small terminal like
> window on the desktop which carried some of the system messages. At the
> time I always got rid of it as I didn't understand how useful it could
> be. Now, I'd like to get it back but I don't know what it was and it
> doesn't come up by default any more. Any pointers?

/dev/xconsole should be owned by you on login, so you can just run

xconsole -file /dev/xconsole

If you're not happy about what gets logged to xconsole, edit /etc/syslog.conf
and add/remove, then "killall -HUP syslogd" to make it take effect

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