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What is the scope of /var/log/user.log file?

The syslog module provides system logging utilities in Linux. Log messages have a facility (the "creator" of the message) and a level (the "severity" or "priority" of ...
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system logging other than journalctl

I've been assuming that journalctl is comprehensive aggregator of system logs but I find out this is incorrect. It kind of is! Journalctl is part of systemd systems; on these, all things concerning ...
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How to know when a following tail moves from old file to the new one

Redirect the stderr from tail to stdout, and deal with the commentary that tail -F provides. tail -F myLog.txt 2>&1 Your Python code should now receive messages like: tail: cannot open 'myLog....
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