*nice* maillog output

Trevor trevor at gnuguy.com
Tue Jun 22 19:38:09 UTC 2004

Yeah, it sounds like a lot of work.  Unless you are wretchedly poor, 17" and
19" CRT monitors have become very affordable.  Most people are dumping CRT's
in favor of LCD screens, so used monitors are even cheaper.  Plus, you will
be FAR more efficient working on a better monitor in your day-to-day
administration of your Linux computer.  14" is a pretty small monitor.

Of course, you can always forward the mail content to a website or e-mail
address and view it with your desktop computer.  Just pipe to output to your
e-mail address.

-----Original Message-----
From: fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com
[mailto:fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com]On Behalf Of Craig Tinson
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 1:26 PM
To: fedora-list at redhat.com
Subject: *nice* maillog output

this is probably asking a bit much.. but no harm in asking..

I currently have a spare 14" monitor connected to the mail server so I
can monitor whats going on..

it is permanently running the following:

tail -f /var/log/maillog | grcat conf.log

this displays the following in various colors:

Jun 22 20:19:26 www spamd[19421]: processing message
<200406222219.09205.blogs at joe.com> for craig at 8010.co.uk:510.
Jun 22 20:19:27 www spamd[19421]: clean message (-4.8/5.0) for

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