glogg is a multi-platform GUI application to browse and search through long or advanced log files.
It’s designed with programmers and system administrators in mind. glogg can be seen as a graphical, interactive combination of grep and less.
glogg can be started from the command line, optionally passing the file to open as an argument, or via the desktop environment’s menu or file association.
- Fast and reads the file directly from disk, without loading it into memory.
- Provides a second window showing the result of the current search.
- Reads UTF-8 and ASCII / ISO-8859-1 files.
- Supports grep/egrep like regular expressions. There’s support for wildcards and fixed strings.
- QuickFind search types with incremental QuickFind.
- Colorizes the log and search results.
- Displays a context view of where in the log the lines of interest are.
- Configurable font family and size.
- Option to load your last session.
- Optional line numbers main and filtered views.
- Follow file mode – refreshes a growing log file.
- Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, macOS, and Windows systems.
Developer: Nicolas Bonnefon and contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0
|New to Linux? Read our Linux for Starters series. We start right at the basics and teach you everything you need to know to get started with Linux.|
|The largest compilation of the best free and open source software in the universe. Each article is supplied with a legendary ratings chart helping you make informed decisions.|
|Hundreds of in-depth reviews offering our unbiased and expert opinion on software. We offer helpful and impartial information.|
|Alternatives to Google's Products and Services examines your options to migrate from the Google ecosystem with open source Linux alternatives.|
|Alternatives to Microsoft's Products and Services recommends open source Linux software.|
|Alternatives to Adobe Cloud looks at free and open source alternatives to products available from Adobe Cloud's subscription service.|
|Alternatives to Apple recommends free and open source alternatives to Apple's proprietary world.|
|Alternatives to Corel surveys alternatives to Corel's range of graphics processing products and other software applications.|
|Getting Started with Docker helps you master Docker, a set of platform as a service products that delivers software in packages called containers.|
|Essential Linux system tools focuses on small, indispensable utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users.|
|Linux utilities to maximise your productivity. Small, indispensable tools, useful for anyone running a Linux machine.|
|Home computers became commonplace in the 1980s. Emulate home computers including the Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX81, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum.|
|Now and Then examines how promising open source software fared over the years. It can be a bumpy ride.|
|Linux at Home looks at a range of home activities where Linux can play its part, making the most of our time at home, keeping active and engaged.|
|Linux Candy reveals the lighter side of Linux. Have some fun and escape from the daily drudgery.|
|Best Free Android Apps. We showcase free Android apps that are definitely worth downloading. There's a strict eligibility criteria for inclusion in this series.|
|These best free books accelerate your learning of every programming language. Learn a new language today!|
|These free tutorials offer the perfect tonic to our free programming books series.|
|Stars and Stripes is an occasional series looking at the impact of Linux in the USA.|