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I am planning a rsyslog deployment for my department using Ubuntu 10.04.1 - I cannot seem to find which version of syslog Ubuntu installs by default in the documentation, syslog-ng, sysklogd, old syslogd, or rsyslog?

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  • You can go to to determine what versions there are (original, and current).
  • Or you can check the manifest file of the desktop CD.

  • Ubuntu 10.04.1 installs rsyslog 4.2.0-2ubuntu8 by default.

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+1 for explaining how you got that information – 8128 Dec 28 '10 at 8:05
Great answer. I wasn't sure if the was the packages possible or the packages installed by default. The manifest link did the trick. Thank you. – Jeremy Hajek Dec 28 '10 at 17:00

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