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Old 07-09-2009, 09:46 AM   #1
sunshinekiller
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nano or vi rebuffer?


I am trying to view an error log and want to see it updated without having to close vi or nano and then open the file again, is this even possible? I cant find anything on it via google so maybe some experts on here may know...

Thanks for the help.
 
Old 07-09-2009, 10:59 AM   #2
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You're not using the right tool. Try running tail -f /path/to/errorlog and that should let you see the file updated.
 
  


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