usong aterm to monitor files

Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 08:31:35 -0600




>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.

There is a wonderfull UNIX utility - called tail
Just do it like so :
aterm -tr -sh 50 -tint pink -T var/log/messages -e tail -f
/var/log/messages

That should do the trick

>Thanks...
NP

>----------------------------------
>E-Mail: Julian Catchen <topeka@psu.edu>
Sasha



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