Using AIDE on Ubuntu

If you try AIDE on ubuntu and get:

aide --init
Couldn't open file /var/lib/aide/please-dont-call-aide-without-parameters/\ for writing

Its not broken, its just that the ubuntu flavor has some wrappers and a cron script that runs it daily (no custom cron script to make like I thought I would have to). Simply run:


Then sit back and wait for it to run through its auto generate conf file located at /var/lib/aide/aide.conf.autogenerated

Also, check the README to learn about the Debian additions.

 zcat /usr/share/doc/aide-common/README.Debian.gz | less

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