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After migrating to Fedora-20 /var/log/messages file is missing?

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I am migrating from a Fedora 19 to a Fedora 20 host. I used the Fedora 20 live disk to install on the new machine. I have most things transferred over and working, but curiously I don't have any messages or mail log files in /var/log as I do in the F19 host:

posted Apr 29, 2014 by Amit Parthsarthi

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What does "systemctl status syslog" say? If you want syslog, you need to enable it.
Otherwise, the new way is to use the journalctl command.

answer Apr 29, 2014 by Deepankar Dubey
Actually rsyslog is what I needed. Enabled and started it and rebooted  and now I see messages and mailog.
I don't remember having to do that in F19, but maybe I made slightly  different installation choices.
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