On Monday 31 Oct 2011 12:16:03 Anne Wilson wrote:
On Monday 31 Oct 2011 10:40:12 Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> On 10/31/2011 07:33 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I'm fed up of having to be root to read log files when troubleshooting.
> > I'd like to add a sudo line that gives me read-only rights to /var/log/
> > - is this possible? I've not found any example of limted rights like
> > that - and I don't want to allow write access to anyone other than
> > root.
> Not really a KDE issue, but facl should work. $user will be your
> setfacl -R -m u:$user:r /var/log/
> This one will give you access to newly created logs files without having
> to run the above again.
> setfacl -d -R -m u:$user:r /var/log/
Thanks. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work - kwrite still shows an
empty file even though I can see the size of it indicating that it is
Have you tried KSystemlog Anne, its part of kdeadmin
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