Comment 23 for bug 407862

My machine is a fresh install of Karmic Alpha 3 on the bare metal - no
upgrades. So the permissions are created by the current package system
and/or logrotate.

2009/8/31 Michael Terry <email address hidden>:
> OK, I see the difference.  My /var/log is the same as yours, but my
> /var/log/syslog is syslog:adm.  If I chown it to root:adm, I get the
> same behavior as you...  Now to see why/when it is root:adm (and if it
> should be).  I suspect my syslog:adm is because rsyslog created it for
> me at some point.  But yours may have been from sysklogd days?
> --
> [karmic] Messages not being sent to system logs
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Neil Wilson