Andrew McCombe


Full Stack Web Developer

Job Control Commands: fg, bg and ctrl-z

I have a script polling a Beanstalkd queue and needed to put it into the background, and bring it to the front whilst debugging it.


How to highlight keywords when using tail

How to highlight keywords when using tail Have you ever been tailing a log file looking for a specific keyword or phrase? Maybe you’re tailing an Exim log watching for an email, or an Apache log file for a specific request. Wouldn’t it be really great if you could highlight the keyword or phrase? Here’s […]