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Connecting the Wifi dongle is freezing the linux system?

I am a bit new to linux environment. My Linux System is freezing when I am connecting to wifi dongle. It works fine when I start the system without dongle, but the complete system hangs when I ...
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Is there a way I can copy logs from one directory to other in continuous fashion

I have a log file in some directory /A. Is it possible to maintain the same in /B directory considering the fact if the file in /A updates will update file in /B also, without re-writing the entire ...
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Viewing content of http body from apache2 logging

so I am sending custom http post/get/put requests to my apache2 server and I would like to log exactly what is received by the server. So far I am using ForensicLog module and that allows me to see ...
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How to check the logs to see what process created a file? [duplicate]

The file dead.letter keeps appearing in my home folder. I want to know what process is responsible for this, but there is no information on the creator of a file in the file itself. However, I believe ...
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Why my logrotate is not working?

I'm trying to rotate my application's log daily, but for some unknown reason, it's not working. If I debug its logrotate definition, it says that it won't rotate it. However, only when I force its ...
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Syslog config syntax

I have setup a syslog server to test it out and its working perfectly fine. I want to understand what this syntax is actually doing in the rsyslog.conf file of the server that I added as guided by ...
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Dynamic file name doesn't work in rsyslog

The filename in rsyslog can be either static or dynamic. The later is useful if you would automatically split messages into different files based on some message criteria. I need split logs depend on ...
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Why is logcheck reporting successful Horde logins?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server and use logcheck to report log messages. I have the logcheck-database installed which contains a horde3 ignore file for the server: ^\w{3} [ :0-9]{11} [._[:alnum:]-...
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Is there a way to manipulate lines in logcheck rules before sending?

There are a few cases, such as netfilter logs, where it would be great if I could send the report logcheck is about to send through a filter. logcheck(8) doesn't seem to describe anything like this, ...
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CPU stuck at 99% for a few hours: figuring out logs

extract from syslog: CRON[pid]: (user) CMD ( [ -x /usr/lib/php5/maxlifetime ] && [ -d /var/lib/php5 ] && find /var/lib/php5/ -depth -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -type f -cmin +$(/usr/lib/php5/maxlifetime)...
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Cleaning log files under linux

I am using a kvm ubuntu 10.04 virtual machine to test some features of a kernel module. I grep through the /var/log files to observe the kernel messages about that module. To start from a clean state,...