[ALUG] Program to tail and highlight

Jim Rippon jim at rippon.me.uk
Thu Jun 18 15:10:06 BST 2009


> On 18 Jun 2009, at 13:55, Jon Dye wrote:
> I'm currently tailing some log files so I can watch what's going on
> with a particular process.  What I'd really like to do is to highlight
> particular matches in the file, preferably with different colours.
> Does anyone know of any command line applications that could do
> something like this?

I have looked at multitail for this in the past, but haven't yet had chance to use it - might be able to do what you are after.

http://www.vanheusden.com/multitail/

Jim



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