tail -f <file>

Look at logs startring at EOF

In cases when the user is following a log file that rotates then it is advisable to use the -F option as it keeps following the log even when it is recreated, renamed, or removed as part of log rotation. To interrupt tail while it is monitoring, break-in with Ctrl+C.

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By: adrruiz
2015-06-01 16:55:00

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hdf · 153 weeks and 6 days ago
There is nothing wrong with this command. while tail -f does not start exactly at the end it does follow the file and anything added to it you can watch like. I usually do `tail -f -n0 ` That will make it start reading from then end if in toubleshooting an issue.
emclinux · 153 weeks and 5 days ago
There is nothing wrong with this command. while tail -f does not start exactly at the end it does follow the file and anything added to it you can watch like. I usually do `tail -f -n0 ` That will make it start reading from then end if in toubleshooting an issue.
emclinux · 153 weeks and 5 days ago
There is nothing wrong with this command. while tail -f does not start exactly at the end it does follow the file and anything added to it you can watch like. I usually do `tail -f -n0 ` That will make it start reading from then end if in toubleshooting an issue.
emclinux · 153 weeks and 5 days ago
What ring it this startring started?
vp_arth · 152 weeks and 6 days ago

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