Bug 71570 - "System Log" doesn't work, and should be integrated into "System Logs"
Summary: "System Log" doesn't work, and should be integrated into "System Logs"
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 69711
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-utils (Show other bugs)
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Version: limbo
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Tammy Fox
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Reported: 2002-08-15 09:43 UTC by Mike MacCana
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-15 09:43:11 UTC
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Description Mike MacCana 2002-08-15 09:43:07 UTC
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Description of problem:
There are two programs in the System Tools menu in Limbo 2.
One is called System Log
The other is called System Logs (this component)

System Logs is a nice app that prompts the user for the root password, and then
shows a useful log viewing program.

System Log (gnome-system-log) launches, attempts to read /var/log/messages,
fails if the user isn't logged in as root with "/var/log/messages could not be
opened, no log files to open", and then exits.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Look in the System Tools menu of Limbo 2
2.Compare the two apps. 

Actual Results:  gnome-system-log will always fail unless the user is logged
into X as root (a Bad Thing).
In addition, redhat-logviewer doesn't show all the contents of
/var/log/messages, asa far as I can tell. 

Expected Results:  redhat-logviewer should include any logs that
gnome-system-log does.
After that, gnome-system-log should be removed from the distribution - there's a
big overlap in functionality and users aren't quite sure what program to click on

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Comment 1 Tammy Fox 2002-08-15 16:34:14 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 69711 ***

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