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Syslog, auth.log, kern.log and messages log files are not updated anymore after upgrading to Debian Wheezy (Debian Squeeze was previously running).

How could I fix it?

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I figured the exact issue has been encountered by other Debian users (http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=104049).

To restore logging, one just needs to reinstall the syslog daemon (removed during upgrade):

apt-get install inetutils-syslogd

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