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This bug suggests that on 12.04, the default permissions for upstart logs do not allow rsyslogd to read them:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/upstart/+bug/1074564

That is the logs need to be readable by group 'adm' (or is it 'syslog'?). It's simple enough to change the group for any given log file, but how do I make it persistent such that any rotated or newly created logs get the right group?

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