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useful tail on /var/log to avoid old logs or/and gzipped files

Terminal - useful tail on /var/log to avoid old logs or/and gzipped files
tail -f *[!.1][!.gz]
2009-03-06 16:24:44
User: piscue
Functions: tail
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useful tail on /var/log to avoid old logs or/and gzipped files

with discard wilcards in bash you can "tail" newer logs files to see what happen, any error, info, warn...

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Really nice !

Comment by CodSpirit 334 weeks and 1 day ago

I was wondering if somebody could explain to me what exactly the function of the square brackets is.

Comment by kzh 314 weeks and 4 days ago

From the bash manpage, under "Pattern Matching", "[...] Matches any one of the enclosed characters."

"If the first character following the [ is a ! or a ^ then any character not enclosed is matched."

RTFM.

Comment by realist 310 weeks and 2 days ago

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