Lisp:tail.el is a small interface for the unix tool tail.
Note: Emacs 22 and later includes auto-revert-tail-mode and do not require the Unix tail utility. To enable in a buffer, use
Put tail.el in your
load-path and this in your .emacs file:
Alternatively you can use
<path> with to local path):
(autoload 'tail-file "<path>/tail.el" "Tail a file." t) (autoload 'tail-command "<path>/tail.el" "Tail a file with arguments." t)
tail-file command with /var/log/syslog:
Not guaranteed to work.