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So I installed logwatch using this guide on a Ubuntu 12.04 box. I also setup postfix and my initial intention was to add a daily cronjob to email me these reports (I have the same setup on a Debian Wheezy box and it works just fine).

But somehow I can't get logwatch to actually output anything. No email is sent. To verify the logwatch output itself I ran

$logwatch --output stdout --format text

but that didn't output anything to the terminal. If I do the same command on the Debian box it outputs the report just as I would expect.

How can I debug why logwatch isn't running? Nothing seems to be captured in the logs either.

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Could you run it with a sudo, please. – Dom Jul 2 '13 at 13:06
Sorry, I forgot to mention, I get all this running as a superuser. – c00kiemonster Jul 2 '13 at 22:10

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