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Enable the cron.log for Ubuntu
By default, Ubuntu disables the cron log, so you need to turn it on, and additionally create the log file before you can start tailing that log.
Use these steps to get your log on:
Create the cron.log file
Edit /etc/syslog.conf and uncomment the line starting with
Then to watch your cron jobs execute this command: