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

Amedee Van Gasse amedee-ubuntu at
Sat Aug 14 08:25:57 UTC 2010

Op 13-08-10 23:29, Colin Law schreef:
> 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.
> Colin

Why did the OP install logcheck? If it bothers him that much, uninstall 
it. If he wants to keep installed, read the manual and learn how to 
tweak it. Logcheck is not installed by default. It is a highly 
specialized admin tool.

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