4 Ways to Watch or Monitor Log Files in Real Time

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4 Responses

  1. dudeness says:

    You forgot the watch command.

    # watch -n1 -d dmesg
  2. fliteshare says:

    There should only be ONE systemlog to go look in. The plethora of logs merely serve to obscure an investigation.

    In which case the log-tool would be (smart) filter functions

  3. Umair says:

    have been using multitail for quite a while.

    But can i ask which font you are using and how did you set that syntax highlighting.

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