lwatch - Simple log colorizer

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: lwatch
Package version: 0.6.2
Package release: 1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 58 B
Download size: 29.11 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.br.debian.org
Lwatch is a program to split syslog or syslog-ng messages with regexps (PCREs), colorize and display them in a way that important information can be seen at a glance. It is a small, useful tool for system administrators.



    Binary package: lwatch_0.6.2-1_amd64.deb
    Source package: lwatch

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install lwatch deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install lwatch


    • /etc/lwatch/lwatch.conf
    • /usr/bin/lwatch
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/NEWS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/TODO
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lwatch/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/lwatch.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man5/lwatch.conf.5.gz


    2014-01-11 - Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl> lwatch (0.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release + Updated config.{guess,sub} files (Closes: #727927) * Add lwatch-dbg package * Remove DM-Upload-Allowed from debian/control * Added linker/compiler options for hardening in debian/rules * Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5 - no changes required

    2012-03-24 - Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl> lwatch (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release * Add pkg-config to build-depends * Remove removing fifo command from debian/rules, the upstream no more creates the file during make install * Install empty /var/lib/lwatch directory * Convert to 3.0 (quilt) format * debian/control: fixed long and short description as suggested by lintian * debian/postinst: replace mknod with mkfifo, remove mknod lintian override * Proper handling of all action in maintainer scripts * debian/rules: add targets: build-arch and build-indep * Update debian/watch file to track .bz2 extension instead of .gz one. * Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3 - no changes required

    2010-02-11 - Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl> lwatch (0.5-1+cvs20100211) experimental; urgency=low * Current CVS snapshot - it shall fix the hurd build problems * Added flex to build depends

    2009-11-28 - Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl> lwatch (0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release + autotools stuff is updated (Closes: #533692) * debian/watch uses sf.net redirector * Update Standards-Version yo 3.8.3 (no changes required) * Use debhelper 7 * debian/rules: replace dh_clean -k with dh_prep

    2007-07-07 - Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl> lwatch (0.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low * don't remove yparse.c on clean (Closes: #424562), the same change has been made in upstream's CVS * lwatch's distclean target is run via [ ! -f Makefile ] || $(MAKE) distclean instead of -$(MAKE) distclean to cool out lintian * Bump up the Standards-Version (nothing to change) * lintian override: mknod-in-maintainer-script, FIFO is created, not device * update debian/compat from 4 to 5, Build-Depends on debhelper (>= 5.0.0)

    2005-08-20 - Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl> lwatch (0.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial Debian Release (Closes: #187282)