Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

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perdrix
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Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

Postby perdrix » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:11 am

I modified /home/user/.config/transmission/settings.json to set

"message-level": 3,

to try to debug a port problem. Trouble is I can't find the log file. I looked in /var/log and there was nothing there.

If it's relevant I'm running transmission 2.82 on Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04.4 (Trusty Tahr).

Thanks
Dave

x190
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Re: Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

Postby x190 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:03 pm

You can search for Transmission.log or sys.log or just run the daemon with --logfile path. Why not ask Ubuntu where they put it?
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perdrix
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Re: Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

Postby perdrix » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:22 pm

Erm I'm not running the daemon - I'm running transmission.gtk - and I assume that as YOU write the code, that YOU know where you put the logfile.

Dave

mike.dld
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Re: Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

Postby mike.dld » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:26 pm

GUI clients don't write logs to file. With GTK+ client, select Help -> Message Log from main menu.

x190
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Re: Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

Postby x190 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:37 pm

Why not ask Ubuntu where they put it?

Oops! Meant to say 'Ask Mikey'. :?

And most of the code I write gets rejected anyway. :cry:
The stone age didn’t end because we ran out of stones.
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https://paulgilding.com/
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perdrix
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Re: Location of logfile for transmission-gtk

Postby perdrix » Wed Mar 09, 2016 4:21 pm

OK Mike thanks that's what I needed to know.

Cheers
Dave


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