tail tool

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Mon Feb 19 17:13:35 EST 2007


On 19Feb2007 16:55, Golan Lavi (glavi) <glavi at cisco.com> wrote:
| I am looking for GUI tool which can tail logs and highlight them.... 

  xterm -e tail -f logfile

does it for me, without the highlighting. Actually, for multiple logs I use
the multitail command, which does a good and highly tunable job. And it
does highlight stuff. Eg:

  xterm -e multitail -M 10240 -b 8 -x 'MTAIL %t %f' ~/var/log/console /var/log/messages

Cheers,
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