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Permissions on /var/log/ files in linux

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I'm tired of saying "sudo less /var/log/maillog" or "messages". Is there any non-paranoiac reason for not making /var/log/ files readable say by wheel?

posted Jul 17, 2013 by anonymous

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Heck, you could always make your sudo password less and you could always assign the frequently used commands aliases.

answer Jul 17, 2013 by anonymous
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For /var/log/messages you could use `dmesg -T | less +G' instead.

answer Jul 17, 2013 by anonymous
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