The act of recording actions, requests, and other meaningful data in a computer. Often used for troubleshooting kernels, servers, etc.

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hourly download with wget

i would like to download a file from dropbox every hour and log it for testing. whats the best way to this? im new to wget and so far iv manage to download the file. here is what i have so far: ...
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Are the .log.gz old log files?

I have a couple of .log.#.gz files. (the # is a number) For example i have a ufw.log, a ufw.log.1.gz...all the way to ufw.log.4.gz. Are these .log.#.gz files old log files that got compressed? What ...
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Track/log wifi devices around access point that are not (yet) connected

I am trying to log the MAC address of wifi devices around that try to connect to a free wifi. I.e. on an iPhone you will often see that screen proposing free wifis around you. In order to display ...
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reading output of a python file being logged in the console

I started playing with the logging module in Python recently. My output gets sent to a log file now. So far, so good. But I'd also like to be able to keep tabs on it in progress, without dealing with ...
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How to monitor files matching a wildcard with multitail

I have a 'logs' directory full of log files whose names follow this format: XXX-YYYY-DATE-N.txt where N is a number that grows bigger as time goes on. So for example right now I have: ...
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Is it possible to see the visited websites with Linksys WAG54GS

There is this Wireless ADSL Gateway/Modem at work (Linksys WAG54GS), I was wondering if someone at work, or system engineer here can be able to see the visited website URLs? This is the modem's ...
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3rd party tool for log rotation in Linux?

I want an auto archive all of my log files for an application on my Linux distro. Also after the log files have been archived, the actual log files should be deleted (not the archived ones). I know ...
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Wget write log to file and verbose

I am writing a script that will download Wikipedia dumps. I want wget to write all message to a log file but I also want it to write all message to the screen. Any answer? I use this script and it ...
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Mac Console - Coloring Specific Log Messages

I often use the Mac Console to monitor my web server logs. These logs are quite verbose, and it becomes difficult to scroll through them to monitor for errors. Each message in the log has a format ...
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Git find line# of change

I want to find when the last time a specific css property was removed in source on my current branch (master). I wrote: git log -Smystring --source It gave me a hash. I fired up gitk and pasted the ...
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How do I log outgoing TCP connections from my computer?

I'm trying to track down a problem where something is causing my active directory account to get locked out. I think that I could figure it out if I can log all connections to 2 specific servers. I ...
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Viewing Windows SCM's .EVM files

I have developed some windows services and noticed that at some point in time, the Windows service manager will stop and resume my service without notifying anything. I know Windows SCM logs are ...
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Is there any rm log with removed files?

Is there any way to check what was recently removed with rm command?
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Creating A Log Of Files In A Folder

I am an absolute newbie in this thing. Can anyone help me to build a table that lists all files in a specified folder so whenever a file is copied to that folder the table should update. I need the ...
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Excel method to find the values closest to a given period

I have some data measured at non uniform time intervals, for example: Time(s) Value(KB) 2.1 304 43.0 400 60.2 380 87.0 440 89.5 445 102.2 460 ...
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How do I debug an Apache web server failing to load on windows?

On my dev environment I upgraded php with an msi, and my apache wouldn't load anymore. Where can I find information about the reason it failed? I have the error logs for each virtual server, but no ...
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Accidentally deleted windows event logs, what is file extension?

Hey I accidentally deleted windows logs I needed but I havent wrote anything to the disk and I have a third party file restore program so I was wondering if anyboddy knew the file extension of windows ...
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How to set the logging clause for a chrooted BIND?

This question is a bit similar to this one but the answer that seemed to help the most is Ubuntu specific, and this is running on OSX 10.6.8. With this logging clause: logging { category ...
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How to grep logfile via SSH on multiple servers?

Sometime, I need to find out specific log content(such as api call) from log files, those log files exists in several Linux servers. I have to use SSH to login every server and use grep searching the ...
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Software to track CPU by process in Windows 7

I need to track CPU by process in Windows 7 and log results in a file. How could I do this please?
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Efficient environment for viewing logs [closed]

Currently I am using tail -f for viewing logs. Is there any more efficient/readable/better way of viewing logs?
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How to find logs of Remote Management and Remote Login on my Mac?

Today I was going to share my WiFi internet connection, when I realized I had the Remote Management sharing turned on, on my Mac, giving all privileges to all users including Guests. I thought it was ...
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Is there an any-format log-analyzer app?

I'm looking for an app that I could feed my log file and then explain it how the columns should be interpreted (width based, separator based, string delimiter, etc; like you do on excel) and then save ...
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Which software to log voltage readings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good tool to monitor my computer’s sensors? Utility for monitoring fan speed etc I need to test my windows system when playing 3D intensive games and would ...
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How do I disable ALL error messages via php.ini?

Despite the following settings below, I often see the path to the file producing the error. How do I turn off ALL errors no matter what? error_reporting = E_ALL display_errors = off log_errors = off ...
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nginx don't log anything

I'm running a FreeBSD 9-Stable server, with nginx. My configuration is here: user www www; worker_processes 5; error_log /var/log/nginx/nginx-error.log; events { worker_connections 1024; } http { ...
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Ubuntu - Get information about shutdown

Today one of my Ubuntu servers shut down unexpectedly. Now I'd like to analyse what caused the shutdown. Where can I look to get information on the cause of the shutdown? I looked in /var/log/* but ...
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Gnome: How to open a very very large log file?

I've got a log file about 157Gb (Gnome). It's a very large file and nor gedit nor vim can open it. Alternatively I want only to see the last 20 lines and I can't back it up because of space storage ...
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logrotate configuration and execution

I'm trying to configure logrotate to rotate and delete log files every day at midnight, but have never used it before. So: (a) I want to confirm that my configuration is correct, and (b) I need help ...
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logging RAM memory high-water mark of a Linux process

I would like to log the RAM memory high-water mark of a Linux process (kernel 3.2.0-36) by the time the process finishes. I am calling the process inside a Perl script. Something like: my $cmd = ...
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/var/log/auth.log not logging failed ssh attempts

I'm trying to go failed (either incorrect username, password, or both) on my server. I changed /etc/ssh/sshd_config from # Logging SyslogFacility AUTH LogLevel INFO to # Logging SyslogFacility ...
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tail -f equivalent for an URL

I want to monitor the log file of my application which however doesn't work locally but on a SaaS platform and is exposed over HTTP and WebDAV. So, an equivalent of tail -f that works for URLs would ...
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Is there any software that could analyze USB logic level log data in a csv file?

I have a ".csv" log file that stores the USB logic levels (D+/D- logic levels) of a USB device. The format of the file is listed below : 1.616545667,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0 1.616545750,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0 ...
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Apache Tomcat can't create log file and falls

I try to start Apache Maven at Win7 x64 SP1. java version "1.7.0_09" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_09-b05) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.5-b02, mixed mode) Apache Tomcat ...
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Merging multiple log files to one single log file

I decided to monitor a remote computer (XP SP3) by gathering information with a performance monitor application. After five days, I stopped monitoring and had 6 log files created by Perfmon. My ...
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access apache log files in centos

I've got clear centOS 5.x system, I've created an user and when I want do go into /var/log/httpd i get access denied. after typing ls -la i get the owner of httpd catalog is root. Can I change owner ...
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How do I hide “Extra File” and “100%” lines from robocopy output?

I have a robocopy script to back up our Kiln repositories that runs nightly, which looks something like this: robocopy "$liveRepoLocation" "$cloneRepoLocation" /MIR /MT /W:3 /R:100 ...
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Had almost 300 GB worth of files with random names on my computer, and now they are gone. Any idea what they were and where they went?

A couple of days ago I noticed I had a folder on my computer with more than 15 files in it. All the files were the exact same size (215 MB). They all had different names (just a bunch of random ...
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Documenting software-updates semi-automatically in MacOS X by parsing log files?

I'd like to document changes I made to my computer (running MacOS 10.6.8) to be able to identify the sources of eventual problems. Mostly I install updates when a software notifies me about a newer ...
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Windows 7 share not accessible from OSX - how to debug

I have a Win7 machine and a shared directory on that. Users log on via a domain. This all works fine from another Windows client, but not from Macs at all (Lion or Mountain Lion). The OSX error ...
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Log files for Windows 7 ethernet debugging

My computer often takes an unreasonable amount of time to connect to the wired gigabit etherenet network after booting the PC or after coming back from standby, usually if some time has passed since ...
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RDP log files location in Windows 7 or 8

I used RDP a few times on my Windows 7 PC, before upgrading to Windows 8. I was wondering if there are any log files associated with RDP sessions in Windows 7 and if so, what is the physical location ...
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Figuring out how my /etc/ folder got deleted [closed]

I was playing around with my sendmail configuration in the /etc/ folder, and then, somehow, the contents of my /etc/ folder went away, and I'm unsure of how. From /var/log/auth.log: Nov 8 10:28:42 ...
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What is the equivalent of dmesg on WinXP and later?

The output from dmesg is often useful for determining which hardware is detected on a given system but it is also very useful for looking at hardware errors such as when wifi interface won't work or ...
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How do you view the system logs on a Chromebook?

A Chromebook completely froze and I want to find out why.
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Can I remotely monitor printf results of a C program?

I have a long running C program in which I've started from the Terminal.app using: gdb program_name gdb run I'm using many printf statements to monitor the progress of the program. Unfortunately, ...
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Is there a way to log Windows command line operations?

I have tried looking for an answer to this with no avail. I was just wondering if there was any sort of tool or software that recorded all operations that had been done through command line on a ...
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Are timestamps available for system log entries on OS X?

Busy troubleshooting the cause of a slow startup sequence on OS X. It hangs for about 10 minutes at one point, and thus the ability to see where this occurs, would be super useful.
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How to trace the X window events being generated on Linux?

I recall in the past having a tool to run on Solaris that would allow me to see what X events are being generated by the keyboard and mouse. What is the application to do this on Linux Centos4?
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How to log in which terminal session a zsh command was run

In zsh's history file, all commands are logged from all terminal sessions. Is there any way to log in which terminal session a command was run (i.e., a unique identifier for this instance of the ...