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BareTail Alternatives for Linux

BareTail is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is SPHW LogViewer, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to BareTail and 14 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to BareTail are glogg, LNAV, in'side log and klogg.

BareTail alternatives are mainly Web Log Analyzers but may also be Log Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BareTail.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

BareTail is a real-time log file monitoring tool.

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  1. SPHW LogViewer icon

    SPHW LogViewer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to SPHW LogViewer 

    The SPHW LogViewer is the perfect companion for software developers or administrators. With its functions, you can easily keep an overview and track down problems very quickly. The SPHW LogViewer was developed with the aim of sustainably improving the productivity as well as the...

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    Almost everyone thinks SPHW LogViewer is a great alternative to BareTail.
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    I love the clear button! It removes all current lines and shows only the new entries from this moment. But it does not touch the content of the file, it is perfect for debugging!

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    Support for regular expressions! The filtering even works in runtime.

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    The filtering/searching works in runtime within the same window.

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  2. glogg icon

    glogg

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    40 alternatives to glogg 

    glogg is a multi-platform GUI application to browse and search through long or complex log files. It is designed with programmers and system administrators in mind. glogg can be seen as a graphical, interactive combination of grep and less.

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    Last update was in May 2017.

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    Reads complete file, no multi tab.

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    LNAV

    • Mac
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to LNAV 

    All log file contents are merged into a single view based on message timestamps. You no longer need to manually correlate timestamps across multiple windows or figure out the order in which to view rotated log files.

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    1.  Command line interfaceLNAV either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    in'side log

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to in'side log 

    in'side log - Colorized real-time log viewer with remote tail over SSH support for Windows, Mac and Linux

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    1.  Color Pickerin'side log allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
    2.  Portablein'side log can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks in'side log is a great alternative to BareTail.
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    klogg

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to klogg 

    logg is cross-platform open source tool designed to view and search information in large log files.

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    Retrospective Log Analyzer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    28 alternatives to Retrospective Log Analyzer 

    Retrospective is a lean solution for IT people to manage enterprise log data on either Windows, Mac or Linux.

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    creates a signle view over multiple server and additional servers within seconds

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    logsniffer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    48 alternatives to logsniffer 

    logsniffer is a sophisticated open source web tool for viewing, monitoring and analyzing log data. It provides a modern and intuitive end to end web interface and log viewer to keep an eye on all your logs - in one place and in real-time.

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    logsniffer is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.5.6, released in July 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    The link goes to a scam website now.

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    JFollowTail

    • Windows
    • Linux
    28 alternatives to JFollowTail 

    Another free real-time log file monitoring tool. Made in Java. It's almost the same Baretail free edition but with the cappability of searching through the log file. And without a bothersome screen asking you for buying the product.

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    yata

    • Windows
    • Linux
    28 alternatives to yata 

    Yata is a general purpose log viewer and file monitor with a nice pretty GUI. "Yata" is an acronym for "Yet Another Tail Application", so named because of its focus on viewing logs in real time (similar to what one might use "tail -f" on the unix...

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    1.  Portableyata can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    • Pacosoft Log Analyzer

      • Windows
      • Linux
      25 alternatives to Pacosoft Log Analyzer 

      LogAnayzer is a text editor specifically designed to analyze log files faster and easier by allowing the user to create, store and apply rules. When a log line contains all the patterns of a rule a match is added to the index.

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      The "Official Website" link goes through several redirects, and wants to install "Security" browser plugins before allowing you to continue. This looks very suspicious.

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