Monthly Archives: February 2012

Watching log files

Need to watch log files in real time? Found the following tools quite useful for this. Intall the following apt-get install xwatch logtop whowatch xwatch – great tool for xwindows, do: ssh -X mrfoo@myserver xwatch /var/log/auth.logĀ  or whatever log you … Continue reading

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Starting over with CPAN/Perl

You are setting up CPAN for Perl and you messed up, to start over do: At the command prompt, as root, type perl -MCPAN -e shell At the CPAN shell enter o conf init

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