colorize and continuously tail two files

tail -f to.log | +l10:".*" &
(follow with next command) tail -f from.log | +l20:".*" & Use with - can use to view output of tees that send traffic to files - output will be interwoven with red for sent traffic and green for received. get from

By: peter4512
2012-01-20 21:46:47

What Others Think
Fudo · 505 weeks ago
where do you get
The_IceMan_Blog · 504 weeks and 3 days ago
Guessing the downvotes were because you couldn't find the perl script. I added to the description--it's the second google result. This really should work if your terminal supports standard color codes--& runs the tail in the background, but it still spits output out to the terminal. The argument to colorize is a regex that matches everything. You can change the colors by replacing l10 with something else (per
peter4512 · 499 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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