ctail - watch and colorize a logfile
is a very simple alias that watches a file and colorizes it. It's
very useful for monitoring logfiles.
This manpage and the utility was written by Dustin Kirkland
<firstname.lastname@example.org> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others).
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under
the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 3 published by the Free
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