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 (Free, Open Source), LNAV (Free, Open Source), in'side log (Free, Open Source) and klogg (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    1. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks SPHW LogViewer is a great alternative to BareTail.
      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!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      The filtering/searching works in runtime within the same window.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Support for regular expressions! The filtering even works in runtime.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2017.

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      Most users think glogg is a great alternative to BareTail.
      Reads complete file, no multi tab.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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    3. 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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    4. Colorized real-time log viewer with remote tail over SSH support for Windows, Mac and Linux.
      Almost everyone thinks in'side log is a great alternative to BareTail.
    5. logg is cross-platform open source tool designed to view and search information in large log files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      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.

      Discontinued

      logsniffer is no longer maintained.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

      Warning

      The link goes to a scam website now.

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    6. 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
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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    7. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Yata is a general purpose log viewer and file monitor with a nice pretty GUI.
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    8. 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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