How to directly log to syslog from linux console? October 8, 2019 Posted by Yogi You can use the logger tool. The simple command to log is logger My syslog message from console. Updated: October 8, 2019 at 12:37 pm Tags: Linux, syslog, tips, tty ◀ Setting the TTY column and rows Conspiracy theories around Corona virus breakout ▶ About the AuthorYogi17 years of experience in various layers of software. Primarily experienced in system side software design and development on server management software. Interested in linux development in x86 and arm architecture.