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Yeah I'm sorry. I'm not English native and I might use some words that sound weird to you.
I didn't mean anything offensive. On the contrary, I'm really thankful that Eric gave me a step by step, because I'm new to linux and lost when it comes to admin tasks.
The archiver I used is just the one provided by my system (I guess, although I wasn't the one who installed the system so I can't be sure). I right-clicked and pressed "compress...". I don't know its name.
Here is a line sample that was taken from a /var/log/syslog file (not on my computer, obviously : that's what I want) :
Feb 6 04:20:40 www unix_chkpwd: password check failed for user (root)
Don't worry, I'm no native English speaker neither (that sounds weird ), so I'm not taking something as an offense that rapidly.
I don't have access to an Ubuntu at this time to check the archiver. About the line in your syslog, I'm sure I've seen it in log files on our Debian servers at work and I didn't install anything strange on them. I'll check on Monday to see what generates them.