First show system events. Second command show events inherent to the process of booting kernel.
tail /var/log/messages tail /var/log/dmesg
Find all files with ‘.log’ extention and make an bzip archive
find /var/log -name '*.log' | tar cv --files-from=- | bzip2 > log.tar.bz2
View in real time what is added to a file. -f stands for Follow
tail -f /var/log/messages
The last command shows a history of logins…
This command will let you watch a log file for changes as soon as they happen.
tail -f log/development.log