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AFAIK applications in Ubuntu track activity and errors beyond what is covered by the "Privacy" setting. (Including, for example, login/logout/shutdown times.) Where are these logs stored?

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Almost all of the logs are stored in /var/log. You could use the Log File Viewer to view them nicely if you want to. –  nitstorm Jul 5 '12 at 5:16
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@nitstorm thanks - you could make that an answer? –  jaybee Jul 5 '12 at 5:22
    
Most welcome :) And done :) –  nitstorm Jul 5 '12 at 5:38

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Almost all of the logs are stored in /var/log. Example: /var/log/syslog, /var/log/dmesg, etc..

You could use the Log File Viewer to view them nicely if you want to.

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