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Why do I have empty log files after I start the keylogging process? I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and here are the steps I took:

touch test.log
sudo logkeys -s -o test.log

I would test it out by typing random words on the google bar and searching other stuff. I would also open up another terminal and type:

tail --follow test.log

where I would also type in random words. After this, I stopped logkeys by this code:

sudo logkeys -k

Then I would look at my log file to see if it worked and saw that it was blank! Is there any way that I can fix this so I can be able to view my logs?

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