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How to tail logs (See related posts)

tail -200 /var/log/exim_mainlog
tail -200 /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log

To watch the log get updated in real time:
tail -f /var/log/messages 

Comments on this post

danb posts on Oct 22, 2005 at 12:32
tail -f /var/log/messages

Continuously watch a log file in real time.
nothingless posts on Oct 26, 2005 at 14:27
Thanks for that, I added it to the main post!

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