syslog events to identify particular issue
I would like know how to read logs in linux.
I know about syslog and /var/log/* log files but I don't know what kind of events means particular problem.
- hardware issues (?)
- security problem (/var/log/security)
- administrative changes (?)
What kind of entries I would find and where if there were hardware issues with :
- hard disk,
- dvd burner,
- some peripherals ?
What kind of entries I would find and where if there were administrative changes :
- change owner of some file
- add new user/group
thx for help.