[clug] command of the hour

Adam Jenkins adamjenkins23 at aim.com
Sun Feb 15 23:35:19 GMT 2009

 Neil Symons is rumoured to have said:

>tail -f /var/log/syslog |grep  auth"\|"pop"\|"imap

Almost the same; I use grep -E "auth|pop|imap" /var/log/syslog for that kinda thing.

Or awk.  I suspect grep is one of those commands that tends to get over-used :-)

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