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


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,… – Kamil Maciorowski Aug 10 '16 at 4:17
  • @KamilMaciorowski well whenever there is a d that seems out of place. – John Leuenhagen Aug 11 '16 at 1:40

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