[systemd-devel] How to allow a user to use journalctl to see user-specific systemd service logs?

Stefan Schweter stefan at schweter.it
Mon Oct 3 21:13:51 UTC 2016

On 03.10.2016 20:59, Daniel Ng wrote:

>     journalctl --user -u test.service
>     Hint: You are currently not seeing messages from other users and the
> system.
>       Users in the 'systemd-journal' group can see all messages. Pass -q to
>       turn off this notice.
>     No journal files were opened due to insufficient permissions.

I could reproduce the problem on a Ubuntu 16.04 system with systemd 229.

Please also have a look at this issue on GitHub [1].



[1] https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/3281

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