View a colorful logfile using less

< /var/log/syslog ccze -A | less -R

By: Octave
2009-08-12 18:46:11

What Others Think

The -R on LESS preserves the coloration of the text but it must be provided by something else... I suspect that CCZE (URL?: is providing the coloration to the text file.
unixmonkey3957 · 671 weeks and 5 days ago
Yes ccze is a nice coloring tool !
CodSpirit · 671 weeks and 5 days ago
ccze colorized logs from a number of programs. Other colorizers (that require perl) for program output: colordiff, colormake, colorgcc.
bwoodacre · 671 weeks and 4 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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