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.TH COLORTAIL 1 "January  2, 2010"
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.SH NAME
colortail \- log colorizer that makes log checking easier
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B colortail
.RI [ options ] [file...]
.br
.SH DESCRIPTION
This manual page documents briefly the
.B colortail
commands.
.PP
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\fBcolortail\fP is basically tail but with support for colors. With the help of color 
config files you define what part of the output to print in which color.
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-h, \-\-help
Show summary of options.
.TP
.B \-f, \-\-follow
Output appended data as the file grows.
.TP
.B \-k, \-\-config=file
.B     \-\-config=file1,file2,...
Color config files for the tail files. If only one config file it's global
otherwise one config file for each tail file.
.TP
.B \-n, \-\-lines=N
Output the last N lines, instead of last 10.
.TP
.B \-l
Display without colors.
.TP
.B \-q, \-\-quiet, \-\-silent
Never output headers giving file names.
.TP
.B \-v, \-\-version
Output version information and exit.
.TP
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.SH AUTHOR
colortail was written by Joakim Andersson <ja@joakimandersson.se> Copyright (C) 2009
.PP
This manual page was written by Elías Alejandro Año Mendoza <ealmdz@gmail.com>,
for the Debian project (and may be used by others).