25.9. Managing Log Files in a Graphical Environment
25.9.1. Viewing Log Files
Vior Emacs. Some log files are readable by all users on the system; however, root privileges are required to read most log files.
yum install gnome-system-log
Figure 25.2. Log File Viewer
Figure 25.3. Log File Viewer - Filters
Figure 25.4. Log File Viewer - defining a filter
- Name — Specifies the name of the filter.
- Regular Expression — Specifies the regular expression that will be applied to the log file and will attempt to match any possible strings of text in it.
- Highlight — If checked, the found results will be highlighted with the selected color. You may select whether to highlight the background or the foreground of the text.
- Hide — If checked, the found results will be hidden from the log file you are viewing.
Figure 25.5. Log File Viewer - enabling a filter