Binary package “monkeytail” in ubuntu precise

tail variant designed for web developers monitoring logfiles

 MonkeyTail allows a user to tail multiple files on both local and remote hosts
 and clearly marks inactivity by putting 5 newlines in the output whenever a
 pause in output over 3 seconds is detected.
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 MonkeyTail is implemented a fairly simple wrapper script around standard tail,
 ssh, and sudo.