I see many articles mention syslogd, but when I search the web I only get information about syslog.

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Whenever you see a 'd' at the end of a program that seems out of place, it means that it's a daemon.

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    "Whenever" is too much. See sed, dd, useradd, id,… Aug 10, 2016 at 4:17
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    @KamilMaciorowski well whenever there is a d that seems out of place. Aug 11, 2016 at 1:40

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