ctail man page

ctail — watch and colorize a logfile


ctail [FILE]


ctail is a very simple alias that watches a file and colorizes it. It's very useful for monitoring logfiles.


ctail /var/log/syslog

See Also

ccze(1), tail(1)


This manpage and the utility was written by Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 3 published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL, or on the web at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt.


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