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If you want to track down problems with the server-side components of X2Go, it is possible to enable output of debug information into the systems syslog facility (normally
The default log levels for
cups-x2go are set to
notice. Available log levels are: emerg, crit, alert, err, warning, notice, info, debug.
While testing e.g. your X2Go server, you can open another terminal on the server and watch the
root@x2goserver:~$ tail -f /var/log/syslog | grep x2go
x2goserver log level can be set by editing:
root@x2goserver:~$ editor /etc/x2go/x2goserver.conf
For debugging cups-x2go there are two files to look at:
/var/log/cups/error_log- in case
cups-x2gocode has a bug (e.g. a syntax error) or fails otherhow
/var/log/syslog- in case anything goes wrong while
cups-x2gois processing a print job
For setting the log level of your CUPS server, please investigate the
cupsd.conf man page:
$ man cupsd.conf
cups-x2go log level can be set by editing:
root@printserver:~$ editor /etc/cups/cups-x2go
x2gobroker debug mode can be enabled in:
root@broker:~$ editor /etc/default/python-x2gobroker
The log files normally get written to
The PyHoca clients both have a
–libdebug option. Run
pyhoca-cli from the command line with that option enabled and you get blasted with debug output.
All X2go server scripts are ready for syslogging, though not all of them actually do log to syslog. If you want to add your own syslog messages for debugging purposes, please take a look at the code of files that already do report to syslog.\
Here is a little howto that explains how to add extra log output to X2go server scripts:
Whereever you want to write a line to syslog from an X2Go Server's Perl script, place this command:
syslog('debug', '<My message to syslog...>');
Whereever you want to write a line to syslog from an X2Go Shell/Bash script, place this command:
$X2GO_LIB_PATH/x2gosyslog "$0" "debug" "<My message to syslog...>"
Whereever you want to write a line to ''/var/log/x2gobroker/broker.log from one of the python-x2gobroker module files, place this command:
# at the top of the module file: from x2gobroker.loggers import logger_broker # [...] then further below, wherever needed: logger_broker.debug('<your message>')