I am upgrading the CiviCRM and would like to monitor the current .log file that is in <drupal root>/sites/default/files/civicrm/ConfigAndLog/ as it's being updated, in real time. Currently, I know how to view it using the cat command via command line on demand only. Is there a command that prints the latest entry as they happen?

I know this probably is less of CiviCRM question and more of a linux question, but others debugging and monitoring CiviCRM processes might find it helpful.

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tail -f /your/log/file will show you lines as they are added to the file.

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