[Resolved] Re: Control gnome-session syslog items?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 14 19:38:35 UTC 2016

On 11/13/2016 8:17 PM, NoOp wrote:
> While trying to figure out apt-daily.service boot delay in my other
> thread, I notice that Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey calendar
> extensions are writing to syslog:
> [calGoogleSessionManager] Creating session <snip>
> gnome-session[4983]: [calCachedCalendar] Performing playback operation
> add on 0 items to <snip>@gmail.com
> gnome-session[4983]: [calCachedCalendar] Performing playback operation
> modify on 0 items to <snip>@gmail.com
> gnome-session[4983]: [calCachedCalendar] Performing playback operation
> delete on 0 items to <snip>@gmail.com
> gnome-session[4983]: [calCachedCalendar] Doing changelog based sync for
> calendar googleapi://<snip>/?calendar=<snip>%40gmail.com
> gnome-session[4983]: [calGoogleSession] Token expired 1478xxxxx seconds
> ago, resetting
> gnome-session[4983]: [calGoogleCalendar] Logging in session <snip>
> The information contains email account information, reminders, id tags
> etc that I would prefer not be written to syslog. Sometime back I seem
> to recall that there was a way to turn off certain applications writing
> to syslog - can anyone remind me how to do this?
Turns out that I had calendar.debug.log
and calendar.debug.log.verbose set to true in Thunderbird/SeaMonkey
config settings. Nothing to do with Ubuntu - sorry for the noise.

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