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Thread: User access to /var/log/messages

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    Default Re: User access to /var/log/messages

    On 2012-09-13 23:36, nrickert wrote:
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    > I add myself to the root group for this. Personally, I think the
    > permissions should be more permissive, but I do what is needed to live
    > with what we have.


    No, I do not think they should be more permissive. That's something you can do on your own
    system under your responsibility, but not as a general rule for everybody's system.

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    Default Re: User access to /var/log/messages

    Quote Originally Posted by nrickert View Post
    I add myself to the root group for this. Personally, I think the permissions should be more permissive, but I do what is needed to live with what we have.
    ArchLinux has a log group for this. As a user, you would just need to add yourself to the log group.

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