Within X, how can I see console messages?
nkinkade at ub.edu.bz
Fri Feb 4 10:00:40 PST 2005
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 06:13:01PM +0100, Benjamin Walkenhorst wrote:
> Steven Friedrich wrote:
> >I know I can Control-Alt-F1 to go back to the console, but is there a way
> >to see these messages in an xterm or something?
> When xdm starts, xconsole gets started, too, on my machine,
> I can't remember doing anything to get this behaviour, though.
> Kind regards,
Keep in mind that /dev/console may only be readable by root. You might
have to change permissions on the device, or perhaps launch xconsole as
the root user. There may be other ways to get around this. I just
throw this into the mix as a problem that you may encounter.
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