I often find myself using less to display log files that contain hundreds of contiguous, identical lines that are appended to the files at set intervals. For example, something happened something ...
In this question, Gilles answered Yet another possibility is to run tail -f in an Emacs shell buffer and use Emacs's syntax coloring abilities. Because I'm a vim user, I'd like to do this with ...
Can less follow (by pressing F) a piped input (similarly to a file)? For a file that is being written to, the command less <file> will follow the file when pressing F. But if I have a ...
Is there a way to make tail -F or less beep (ring the bell in a terminal) when new data comes in (a new line is added to the file). Or is there any other unix utility to do this on a linux or mac.