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Webapp for looking at and searching through log files

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This project is in maintenance mode. Please consider using the new tailon, which is currently under slow, but steady development. The new version comes with the following improvements:

  • Fully self-contained executables. Just download (or build) and run.

  • Tiny footprint - the tailon executable sits at 2.5MB in size and uses roughly 10MB of RSS.

  • More responsive user-interface.

While some features are missing, it is already usable to a large degree.


Tailon is a self-hosted web application for looking at and searching through log files. It is little more than a fancy web wrapper around the following commands:

tail -f
tail -f | grep
tail -f | awk
tail -f | sed




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