Simple log question...

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Aug 22 02:02:52 GMT 2005

On 2005-08-21 21:58, Eric Murphy <eam404 at> wrote:
> Hi guys, quick question here...
> I noticed on some peoples desktop they have a transparent log file
> running in the backround thats constently updated..
> Like in this openbsd screen.

That would be sysutils/roottail :-)

> I would like to do something similar on my FreeBSD box--- anyone know
> of a program or a way to do this? Can you choose which log?

Yes.  You can certainly choose which log.  You can run roottail much
like tail -f on any file.

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