Pulling messages file in Linux GUI (/var/log/messages)

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1. Double Click on Computer

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2. In the new window, double click on filesystem

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3. In the New window, double click on var

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4. In the new window, double click on log

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5. In this new window, there should be the messages file we are after. The tech might ask you to also send the other (older) messages files (if there are any).

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6. Copy that file, and put it somewhere that you can reach it (network share, SAN volume, thumb drive, etc) and move it to a computer and send it in. Or if this system has internet access, and you have an email program with webmail, you can send it right from this computer.

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