Sat Nov 28 2020·1 min read
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Most of your log files on linux are in the
It's always useful to be able to check the stream of information in a log file, so you don't have to constantly close and open the file to update it.
On Ubuntu you can do this in the following way:
sudo tail -f /var/log/auth.log
Note that the
-f stands for follow.
Ubuntu is also nicely configured to automatically compress your log files and store them for you.