Tag Archives: cli

My Sysadmin Toolbox

After seeing lots of these at Linux.com recently, I thought I’d try to come up with my own list. I used to be a sysadmin (I’m now a programmer), and I’ve long felt that you really a good set of tools (and to know how to use them) in order to be most productive. zsh […]


I used to use tail -f a lot to follow the end of a logfile, as it was written to. Nowadays I tend to use less +F instead, as it can highlight search terms for you as well. But I’ve just seen multitail. It splits the screen and lets you follow as many log files […]