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How To Install xtail on kali

To install xtail just follow these instructions.

Install xtail

like "tail -f", but works on truncated files, directories, more a bunch of files at once. It notices if a file is truncated and starts from the beginning. You can specify both filenames and directories on the command line. If you specify a directory, it watches all the files in that directory. It will notice when new files are created (and start watching them) or when old files are deleted (and stop watching them). Kali Linux 2017.1 utils 2.1-5.1+b1

sudo apt-get install xtail

Which will install xtail and any other packages on which it depends.

Package Data

Package xtail
Version 2.1-5.1+b1
Maintainer Roderick Schertler
Description like "tail -f", but works on truncated files, directories, more a bunch of files at once. It notices if a file is truncated and starts from the beginning. You can specify both filenames and directories on the command line. If you specify a directory, it watches all the files in that directory. It will notice when new files are created (and start watching them) or when old files are deleted (and stop watching them).
Distro kalilinux
Release kalilinux
Repo main
Section utils

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