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

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In Eclipse, is it possible to configure two console views to always show the output from the same applications?

For example, I'm writing a server, whose logs I print to a console view. I'm also using testNG, whose logs I print to another console view. I use the "pin" functionality on the server console, ...
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How can I disable Windows 7 MSI logging?

I ran CCleaner just now and found that it wanted to free 14 GB from my Windows temp files. I took a look and they are being stored at C:\Windows\Temp, and they are some sort of MSI log file. Google ...
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FreeBSD - HDD Temp in collectd (or graphite, influxDB, …)

Is there a good way to log SMART values, like HDD temperature, with collectd? I only found collectd-exec plugin solutions, which use smartctl with extra sudo config.
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Is there any way to check the “history” of burned CDs on Win 7?

I was wondering if there is any way to check what files where burned to what CD/DVD from a Windows 7 computer? In other words, is there a log function which records what files where burned to disk? ...
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Monitoring Linux writes to Compact Flash

I am working on a project that uses a SanDisk compact flash to host a linux operating system (ext2 file system and no swap). The system uses a separate IDE for logging and other file i/o functions. ...
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How do I monitor changes made to environment variables ?

I have an environment variable whose value didn't match the one set by /etc/environment, even after reboot. I eventually found the auto-executed .sh script changing it, but that incident got me ...
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Find log files of Linux Mint after system turned frozen

My system freezes regularly, more than once a day, sometimes right after the start of X. I have not been able to reproduce the error deterministicly. After rebooting, where do I find the old files? ...
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Status of file that is deleted while another process writes to it

I have a WAMP that writes (very often) the logs in a file. If I delete that file (using Shift + Delete) it disappears for a moment, then it appears back (having the same size, not 0). When I try to ...
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Record All Traffic Hitting Router

I have aNetgear WNDR4300 router. I was curious if there was an option to see all websites that are accessed from any device hitting the router. I have set-up an OpenDNS affiliation, but it seems to ...
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Logging diagnostics over usb [closed]

I have a robot run off an embedded Linux computer (specifically the NI-roboRIO) and I want to create a system for displaying diagnostics. What I would like is to have my code write to a dev file, ...
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BootCKCL.etl file size & Session “Circular Kernel Context Logger” stopped due to the following error: 0xC0000188

I have a few regular / re-occurring errors in my event viewer which seem to be linked to logging upon boot and shutdown. I am running Windows 8 x64 professional. Event ID 4: The maximum file ...
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Watching logs with less +F freezes after a while

less +F is a great command for watching logs, but it has very annoying issue. After a while it stops updating log file and requires restart. Is there any way to make it follow file forever?
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Logging when someone connects or removes a USB device to/from a Windows machine

I am currently trying to find a way to log all of the connections and disconnections of USB devices from all of the Windows machines on our network. This information needs to automatically be logged ...
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Does Windows log programs that have been run/called?

In Windows, is there a log that records what programs were run/called? While browsing the internet, viewing a static page with no ads, mouse clicks, keypresses, or miscellaneous ...
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how to get this layout with multitail

I have a silly one for you I know how to do this with multitail (multitail -s 2 -sn 1,2 A.log B.log C.log): +-----------------------+------------+ | | | | ...
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Why is CBS.log file size 20 GB

Two days ago I had full C: drive after which I deleted 8 GB of data. The next day the hard drive was full again, so I continued with deleting another 5 GB, and once again the next day the disk was ...
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Redirecting command output in docker

I want to do some simple logging for my server which is a small Flask app running in a Docker container. Here is the Dockerfile # Dockerfile FROM dreen/flask MAINTAINER dreen WORKDIR /srv # Get ...
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Logging individual application network usage in Windows 7 [closed]

There are many answers here detailing programs that will monitor and log internet usage for a pc, but I need that usage to be logged and broken down, detailing which applications consumed that data. ...
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How can we get past records of paging file sizes in Windows? [closed]

A drive can be allocated an "initial size" and a "maximum size" for the paging file using "System Properties → Advanced → (Performance) Settings → Advanced (tab) → (Virtual Memory) ...
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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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How to grep in tail in several files

I need to tail several files, and most info from them i removing (using grep). Now mine output dirty with file names. How i can remove them? Short to problem: $ tail -F /log/rest_server*.log | egrep ...
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Logfile for ruby bundler?

I have got a ruby project defining a Gemfile. When I run bundle update, already installed gems are getting updated, probably, e.g. Installing rake 10.5.0 (was 10.4.2) Using CFPropertyList ...
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Keeping track of files across two drives

At work, there is a 450GB network drive (X:) which has served as a dumping-ground for 3 of my underfunded NGO's biggest departments. It needs to be reorganized. Depending on a manager's opinion, a ...
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prevent asl message to show up on /var/log/system.log

I'd like to define new asl facility in my project, and use it to generate asl log messages that wouldn't show up in /var/log/system.log (but only in the my pre-defined log file) here's my entire asl ...
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Is it possible to scroll through a chart in Excel?

Imagine that you have a dataset to which an additional measurement is added each day. In Excel, this could be a table to which additional rows are added. Imagine that you plot the time evolution of a ...
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Logging folder and files accessed

Is there a way in Ubuntu to log all the files and folders accessed by a specific user into a log file which can be edited only by the admin?
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How to get user-agent, referrer from nginx error log

I see a lot of errors like the following in my nginx's error.log: 2016/01/06 15:57:41 [error] 9054#0: *381280040 open() "/mypath/current/public/images/default_avatar.png" failed (2: No such file or ...
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OneDrive for Business for Mac 17.3.6296

Has anyone figured out how to enable logging or debug mode for OneDrive for Business for Mac 17.3.6296? There do not appear to be any options in the client. How about some kind of Terminal hack? ...
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Understanding OWA logs

I have a number of logs that I think are OWA logs. Titles such as microsoft.o365.shellg2.owa.js microsoft.exchange.clients.owa2.client.calcorestrings.localized.min.js Can anyone help me try and work ...
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What is 'Found' in Fail2Ban Log File?

I have multiple instances like the following in /var/log/fail2ban.log: 2015-12-27 14:31:21,949 fail2ban.filter [1020]: INFO [sshd] Found ###.###.###.### (Where # substitutes for a ...
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Why is my “catalina.out” 500MB big?

I noticed that my catalina.out in /var/log/tomcat is this big... why? How do I avoid this?
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Able to delete part of the system log files on Mac OSX El Capitan based on a time period?

I was wondering if it was possible to delete only a portion of the system log files on the Mac OSX El Capitan based on a time period? Say I want to delete all activities that occurred between 9am - ...
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Write output of Windows Batch file command to text file?

I want to write the output of a robocopy command into a text file to see which files were copied. I tried robocopy drive:\ destination:\ /e /v>log.txt and robocopy drive:\ destination:\ /e /v ...
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“svn log” almost always returns “server unexpectedly closed connection”

I am on a Windows 7 system and using TortoiseSVN. I have used this combination for a very long time. However, suddenly the system seems to be broken viz.: svn update works (quite slow) svn commit ...
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Plotting timedata in gnuplot

I have a log file (auth.log) where non-relevant lines has been removed. I wish to aggregate lines per hour/day into the plot, meaning that each line that is within the same hour or day is aggregated ...
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Where to configure the dokuwiki log file?

It's possible to configure a logging on the web server dokuwiki runs on, yet that doesn't cover all issues (e.g. The plugin repository could not be contacted. Make sure your server is allowed to ...
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Preserve colors with watch -n

I am running watch tail -n 15 20151217.log and my output looks like 12-17 04:42:52 DEBUG [31mXYZT 10 91.5[0m Instead, I want to see it as colored text. What can I do? I don't want to ...
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A 'reverse' file system?

In following-up a question I asked on StackOverflow, do any file systems exist wherein data is written "end to front" or "bottom to top", rather than top to bottom? Specifically, I am looking for ...
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TextAnalysisTool.NET equivalent for OS X

I've used TextAnalysisTool.NET in the past for analyzing log files on Windows machines and found it incredibly useful. I love the simplicity+power that it achieves for dynamically grepping log files, ...
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Remove first N lines from an active log file

Is there a way to remove the first N lines from a log that is being actively appended by an application?
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Check program history in Windows Vista

Is there a way within Windows Vista to check program history, much like how a web browser logs web pages that you have visited? Let's I wanted to see when chrome.exe was started. I'm not looking for ...
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How can I track when certain applications are used?

I would like to record when certain applications are used. For example, if Firefox is opened, I would like to record the system time that this action took place. How can I do this? I've perused my ...
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How to find the log files of an application in Windows 7

What are the common places to find log files of an application in Windows 7? I know a common place is "C:\Users\MY_USER_NAME\AppData\Local", but there are many folders with encrypted names like ...
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Find software/resource allocation changes on virtual server within last 24 hours

I am using a virtual server for computational tasks involving a NVIDIA GRID K2. An IT department is administrating the server. Within the last 24 hours the server has been rebooted and now I get the ...
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I accidentally typed password into console's “login:” prompt

I accidentally typed my password into the console's "login:" prompt. Is there any place where the password history could have been saved? I am running Linux 3.13.0-71-generic, Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. ...
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Track after hour users on computer

If I wanted to track all users that log-in to a specific computer, regardless of admin rights or not, what would be the best, most efficient, least obvious method of doing so? And without snooping on ...
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Network traffic over Remote Session

let's assume I have two computers, A and B, both running in different networks. I then use a remote desktop tool (i.e. teamviewer) to access computer B from A. What could the network-administrator of ...
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Automate the tar on file creation

I need to tar the log files automatically when its get created with date (eg., error.log-20151116). How should i automate this activity. I don't want to perform this action by log rotation.
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Log internal IP address in apache2

I have a pretty standard apache2 installation (2.4.7) with name based vhosts. I would like to log in the access.log file private IP address of users who visit this website from NATed hosts. In other ...
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Is there a way to log what application or device is using a USB port?

I have a DAQ connected through USB, and every now and then it drops signal and the application using it crashes. I have a feeling that some other process or service is interrupting the USB. Is there a ...