In SuSE 8.2, the users and group for /var/log/news are news:news. The permissions are rw- --- ---. Su to root, then cd to /var/log. Give the following commands: "chown -R news:news news", followed by "chmod u+rw-x news, go-rwx news". See if that clears it up.
Last edited by bigrigdriver; 10-30-2004 at 08:34 AM.