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+The syslog-ng application is a flexible and highly scalable system logging
+application that is ideal for creating centralized and trusted logging
+solutions. This free, open-source version is an extremely well-developed,
+high performance, stable system being the Linux/Unix world's most frequently
+used alternative central logging system. The application can operate in
+server or agent mode, and - apart from UDP - supports the reliable TCP and
+the encrypted TLS protocols. That way syslog-ng can be used to create
+flexible and reliable logging infrastructure even in heterogeneous
+This requires eventlog. For SQL support, you also need libdbi.
+For more information on how to install and run syslog-ng, see README.SLACKWARE
+that came with this package (which is also installed with the docs).