/var/log/messages on Mint 11

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/var/log/messages on Mint 11

Postby rvsjimbo on Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:42 pm

Hi All,

I'm trying to get VPN (PPTP) working, and as part of this I wanted to look at /var/log/messages, but its not there. Has it simply been disabled by default, and if so, is there an easy way to re-enable it?

Anyone else had problems with VPN connections on Linux Mint 11, and if so can you point me at a solution? I'm getting "VPN Connection Failed, The VPN connection failed because the VPN service failed to start."

Thanks!

Paul
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Re: /var/log/messages on Mint 11

Postby richyrich on Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:23 pm

You can try the Log File Viewer application that is available in the Control Center . . or Menu -> Administration

ps: - Moderators, please move this thread to a support forum.
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Re: /var/log/messages on Mint 11

Postby rich_roast on Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:31 pm

This starts out as a system logs gone AWOL post but the ultimate goal is to get VPN working so I moved it here.
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Re: /var/log/messages on Mint 11

Postby naroom on Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:07 am

The log file you are looking for is called "syslog" in the Log Viewer.
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