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Tail More Than One File at a Time

Jul 22, 2009, 04:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"It colorizes them, making viewing much easier. MultiTail is available as a package for most distros, and you can also install it from source.

"By default MultiTail does the same thing as tail -f, i.e. watches files in real time. To watch two files at once, the basic usage is:

multitail /var/log/messages /var/log/auth.log

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