systemctl restart rsyslog && service auditd restart && logger "blaataap"
Perusing system logs
On Linux distros based on systemd, logs can be viewed using the
journalctl command. This requires root privileges. However, users that are members of the
adm group get access as well. So, add your user to the
adm group to make viewing logs easier.
|Show log since last boot|
|Kernel messages (like |
|Show latest log and wait for changes|
|Reverse output (newest first)|
|Show only errors and worse|
|Filter on time (example)|
|Show only log of SERVICE|
|Match executable, e.g. |
|Match device node, e.g. |
Traditionally, logs are text files in
/var/log. Some services still write their logs to these text files and not to journald.
|Live view of log FILE|
|Colorized live view of boot/kernel messages|