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Authored by: rumirocks on Aug 19, '05 02:02:53PM
How do you get to
in Terminal so that we can add the line you suggest? Sorry it's a beginner's question, but you guys who contribute to macosxhints come up with the best suggestions and newbies have to start somewhere.

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What logs to check
Authored by: faze on Aug 19, '05 02:53:21PM

if your new to terminal/unix I suggest using pico to edit the file. You will have to edit it as 'superuser' so here's the command to get you into edit mode with pico:

sudo pico /etc/syslog.conf

Then add the line I mentioned before. I added it as the 3rd line in the file.
After you add the line hold down control and press x and pico will ask you if you want to save the changes. After that, I rebooted, although I am sure there is a signal you could send to syslogd to get it to reread the config, but that's up to someone else to find.

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