In this video, @LearnLinuxTV shows how to access various log files on a Linux system. Log files are generated by your operating system and will give you a better view of what is happening within your Linux instance.
0:00 – Intro
0:41 – Where to Find Log Files
2:25 – Accessing and Reading Log Files
4:25 – Packaging Log Files
6:11 – How to Read Binary Log Files
7:57 – btmp Log File for bad Logins
10:43 – Ubuntu /var/log Files
12:14 – Ubuntu auth.log File
13:02 – Follow a Log File with tail
14:10 – Watch Logs as They Update
16:19 – Syslog for System Events
17:35 – apt Package Log File
20:21 – dmesg Log File
23:07 – journalctl and systemctl Commands
27:21 – Outro
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