Is it just me, or is there a reason for it?

Colin Law clanlaw at
Fri Aug 13 21:29:37 UTC 2010

On 13 August 2010 22:15, ms <devicerandom at> wrote:
> On 12/08/10 21:06, R Kimber wrote:
>> On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 14:20:03 -0500
>> C de-Avillez wrote:
>>> This one is quite interesting: it is telling you (or, at least, me)
>>> that someone tried to open for read '/media/zip/rwanda.doc', but
>>> apparmour blocked it. If this is a problem *now* or not depends if
>>> apparmour was set to enforce (or just "complain") blocks. In Maverick
>>> I know it is in enforce mode for evince.
>> As I understand it, the message is logged when (probably) Firefox
>> tried to open the document with evince, and evince failed to open it.  But
>> as the user, I know that this has happened because I got an evince window
>> with an error message in it, so I don't see the value of being informed
>> about it via logcheck a day later.
>> - Richard.
> No such thing as too much logging. I don't understand what is the
> problem of the OP -if you are bothered with the logs, don't read them.
> All information can be useful in case of problems, the more the merrier.
> The fact that you didn't need it *now* doesn't need you won't need it
> for some other issue in the future.

I think the OP may actually be concerned by the fact that logcheck
notifies him of the 'problem' rather than the actual logging.

OP, I expect you probably already know that logcheck can be configured
to various filtering levels.


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