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Thread: syslog-ng config

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    syslog-ng config

    I have installed syslog-ng to the ubuntu server. I now need to enter the configuration file. I attempting to do it using
    Code:
    sudo/etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf
    the response i get is permission denied. How can i rectify this problem?

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    Re: syslog-ng config

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    “Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things”
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    Re: syslog-ng config

    That's not quite right. /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf is a text file. It's not an executable. So you need to type
    Code:
    sudo nano -w /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf
    (Or use vi instead of nano or whatever your favourite text editor is)

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