Comment 4 for bug 318689

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

In the upstream gnome bug report, TJ commented:

> The cause seems to be a user profile that has been upgraded from an older
> distro release, where the contents of /var/log/ haven't been inherited. It can
> also happen where multiple release installations share a common /home/$USER/.

However, I see this behavior with an entirely fresh install of jaunty into a test vm, where the user was entirely created from scratch.

'gconftool-2 -g /apps/gnome-system-log/logfiles' reports:


which also misses useful stuff like the wpa_supplicant log.