Re: usong aterm to monitor files

Albert Schueller (schuelaw@whitman.edu)
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 16:07:39 -0800


Quoting Julian Catchen (topeka@psu.edu):
> Hello everyone-
> 
> I was wondering if it was possible to monitor an external file with aterm.  I
> know it is possible with xconsole using the -file parameter.  I want to use
> aterm to monitor /var/log/messages instead of using the xconsole.
> 
> Thanks...

Try aterm -e tail -f /var/log/messages &

Albert

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