The logger command provides an easy way to add log files to /var/log/syslog — from the command line, from scripts, or from other files. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at how it works.
How easy is easy?
This easy. Just type logger <message> on the command line and your message will be added to the end of the /var/log/syslog file.
You can also add the output from commands by enclosing the commands in backticks.
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