glogg: handle large log files

glogg_compAnalyzing large log files (we are talking of GBs) can be quite messy as most of the regular editors try to load the whole file in the memory as it is. glogg can handle the situation at ease. The GUI is written in Qt and the logic is a combination of the grep and less commands on Linux. Here are the features of this great tool (copied directly from the website):

  • Runs on Unix-like systems, Windows and Mac thanks to Qt
  • Provides a second window showing the result of the current search
  • Supports grep/egrep like regular expressions
  • Colorizes the log and the search results
  • Displays a context view of where in the log the lines of interest are
  • Is fast and reads the file directly from disk, without loading it into memory
  • Follows a log written to disk in real time
  • Allow to insert marks in the logs to interesting lines
  • Supports vim/less like keyboard commands to move around the file
  • Is open source, released under the GPL

Webpage: glogg

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