"How can I direct messages from mac console.app to a log file?"

Post #303038513 by Neo on Thursday 5th of September 2019 01:56:10 AM

Thanks.

It looks like the level of detail you are looking for is not available in system_profiler and you may have no choice but to use the logfiles (syslog) as you were doing (indirectly via console.app).

Console.app automatically shows system.log, and other log files, so you don't need to redirect entries from console.app but you need to find the (syslog) file which console.app used.

Make sense?

Example:

Code:
/var/log/system.log

You can monitor it easily using tail -f /var/log/system.log

Reference: see also the "logger" (man logger) and "syslog" (man syslog).

Please post back with the details of which log file you found had the information you need.

Thanks.
 

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bt-audio(1)							    bluez-tools 						       bt-audio(1)

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bt-audio - a bluetooth generic audio manager SYNOPSIS
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Alexander Orlenko <zxteam@gmail.com>. SEE ALSO
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