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Watching activity on Linux with watch and tail commands

Mar 03, 2020, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker)

The watch and tail commands provide some interesting options for examining activity on a Linux system in an ongoing manner.

That is, instead of just asking a question and getting an answer (like asking who and getting a list of currently logged in users), you can get watch to provide you with a display showing who is logged in along with updates as users come and go.

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