Questions tagged [logs]

Stream of debugging-information from a program, usually with timestamp and other meta information. Use when you want to analyze, display or otherwise interact with log files / streams.

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Where can I find a complete/non-biased comparison of available C++ logging libraries?

I'm currently using a log4j-derived logging library for C++, and I've seen some new libraries that seems to be written in a more modern C++ (C++11 or beyond). I wonder if there is some good and non-...
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Parser for chrome logs

I'm looking for a script library for parsing Chrome/Chromium logs (one that look like [22656:22656:1219/111826:VERBOSE1:plugin_service_impl.cc(251)] Watching for changes in: /usr/lib64/firefox/plugins)...
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Software to track all kind of activity

Currently I use ManicTime. It tracks what software, document I'm currently using. Is there a software to track all kind of activities? And it should be lot more intelligent. Examples: I'm ...
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How to store binary records?

Around 150K of records daily, expect to grow 100% in a year. Average record size is below 200B. One day of records is around 30MB. (That would be 11 GB of data at the end of the year, or 22 GB with ...
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Log viewer with JSON support

I have to refer large logs everyday(>20K lines). Sometimes there are JSONs in the logs. These JSONs are HUGE(>3-5K lines) These impact the readability of the logs - making them very difficult to read....
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Effective ways to store text events

I have a system with millions of active clients sending logs to my backend. My current log management system uses Kafka-HDFS-Drill infrastructure, but i'm experiencing large troubles with Drill-HDFS ...
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What is a suitable approach to logging in .NET Core?

I've developed a number of libraries and applications targeting the .NET Framework, and in those cases I used the Common.Logging abstraction library within my libraries and adapted it to use Log4Net ...
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Logging framework for iOS

Is there an Objective-C framework for logging? Ideally it would be similar to this separated pair of Façade API & implementation-or-adapter: Simple Logging Facade for Java (SLF4J)The Simple ...
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Logging Error Reporting for Multiple Platforms and Multiple Layers

I'm fed up. I am responsible for an AngularJS-based SPA web client and API server back-end written in Symfony. Our SPA runs in browser and on Cordova on Android and iOS. Our back-end runs in AWS. I'...
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Chrome Extension to withdraw activity log

I need a Google Crome extension for facebook that does the following work: Withdraw from the list "activity log" of my facebook profile people who accept my friend request and insert it into a list ...
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Network traffic logging (http + https)

I am working in vocational school as IT engineer. I have task to implement solution to effectively block certain or illegal websites, log unblocked traffic, store logs for 6 months. I am thinking ...
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Looking for a OSX alternative for baretail

On Windows, to view log files, I use BareTailPro. It's feature rich and I like the fact it provides: real-time update filtering coloring multiple files open in tabs indications of which tabs have ...
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Image viewer for Windows with logging of displayed files

I'm looking for image viewer for Windows with logging option (to logfile or trace) of currently displayed files (image path + date/time). (the browser should allow you to view the other images in the ...
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Text log viewer with columns, filters and multi-line support

The tool should: Be able to recognize columns: date/time, level, logger name, message (I use log4net format, also custom columns are desirable). Message column may be multi-line. Multi-line entries ...
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Record the travel distance of the pointer throughout the day on Microsoft Windows

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Window that can record the travel distance of the pointer throughout the day. Ideally, it should be able to distinguish between different inputs ( e.g., mouse ...
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Header-based C++ logging library

I need a software recommendation for a C++ logging library that: is header only (so no need to install separately) is cross-platform (Mac/Linux/Windows) is easy to use can log to file but also output ...
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How to monitor file/folder changes made while offline?

We are 4 friends, working on a project. Everyone works separately on a computer (Windows), and all the files are stored in a shared network drive in one of the PCs. We want to monitor the changes ...
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Logrotate - leave file with some it's content

I'm looking for a tool or script which log rotates a folder or individual log files, but leaves some lines in the logs, for example, it cuts all lines older than 2 days and writes them into another ...
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Cross-platform technical log-keeping / journalling

I like to keep daily logs such as: Monday 01-JAN-2000: Met with person X; discussed organizing some social event. This is an interesting post on making Pitch Decks <link> Finished chapter 3 of ...
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Merge logs by timestamps

I need a tool that can show two (ideally = N) log files as a single stream merging them according timestamps. Those timestamps, generally speaking, could be in different formats and ideally it would ...
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Looking for opens source log aggregator

I am looking for open source log aggregator. My requirements are very simple: Aggregate logs from multiple machines via SSH Allow free text / regex search. Allow realtime view of logs on a console ...
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Extract data from photos of a physical meter

Looking for a software package that can extract data from a series of photos of a physical meter. Most gauges (e.g. thermometers, barometers, pressure gauges) are inexpensive and provide accurate, ...
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Log rotation of stdout on Windows?

I am looking for a tool that would allow me to rotate logs produced by apps on their stdout and/or stderr. I know about the "https://superuser.com/questions/291368/log-rotation-of-stdout" but that ...
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Gratis Log visualization tools

First, let me explain what I mean by log visualization tools. I mean something that has a decent GUI that looks semi-impressive (lots of charts/graphs, maybe a pie chart or two). Here's an example ...
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Stop logging to files. But what system to choose?

Logging to files works since the unix epoch 1970. I think it is time for a change. My reasons: rotating files is a pain: Server needs to get reloaded after rotating ... logging structured data ...
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Small footprint log analyzer?

Is there log analyzer with these features? runs on Linux keeps log data zip/gzip compressed does not use MySQL/PostgreSQL all indexing can be disabled less than 100MB process size supports batch mode ...
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CPU usage logger for process (Windows)

I am looking for a (preferably free) logger application for Windows which logs the CPU usage of the process & also total CPU. Functionality I am looking for: • Logs total CPU every second • ...
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Log file monitoring tool

We are searching for a tool that can parse log files and checks if a certain pattern is matched, e.g. "ERROR" or "FATAL" is contained in a line of a log file. can check if a logfile is present or ...
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Linux-based log analyzer for Windows system logs

I want to turn my Raspberry Pi B+ into a log parsing and analysis server for my home network (currently 6 computers). For the Linux machines, this should not be too difficult with rsyslog and Logwatch ...
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Apache log viewer / analyzer for OS X?

I have a whole bunch of Apache logs that I'd like to idly thumb through. Because each line is so long, however, it's somewhat painful to do through vim - my terminal just isn't long enough. I'd like ...
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How to monitor data theft from our android phone via internet

I want to know that suppose there is an app in my android app, which secretly keeps stealing my data over wifi/3G (whenever connected to internet). Suppose there is an app that will keep posting my ...
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Free Alternative to Logger Pro

I'm looking for a free alternative to Logger Pro from Vernier. I would like it to have the same features as Logger Pro does, including but not limited to, Simple UI Collect and Analysis Data Perform ...
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Logfile viewer that is able to consecutively remove uninteresting loglines

When doing an error analysis with a log file it often happens that I don't know in advance what I am interested in, but want to go the other way: I look at the logfile, and want to remove ...
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Open-source business event logger/statistics tool which can integrate easily with Spring applications

I am looking for a tool to help me monitor and generate statistics on events happening in business applications. A simple example of this would be "A person does a lookup in a search bar" or "A ...
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Android app to record the path and speed while driving

I am looking for an Android application that can record the path, as well as the speed at each point of the path when I drive. For example, the Android app RunKeeper can do it for jogging: Any ...
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Traffic logging similar to Statcounter

Is there an open source server software that enables web-analytics like that of statcounter.com where I can host my own logs, and insert Javascript into the html of say a Tumblr blog to enable traffic ...
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Extensible log aggregation compatible with Elasticsearch (like logstash)

Trying to find some alternatives to logstash for log parsing/aggregation. It needs to handle multiple text log file formats. It needs to be extensible (probably with regex) to handle new formats It ...
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An android app that could send GPS data to a server

I am looking for an android app that could be used to track some smartphones, for research purpose. There are apps such as Family Locator, etc. However, these apps can only show you the visual ...
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(Open Source) Log Management for ASP.NET/C#

I am looking for an open-source Log Management (not logging) solution in C#, to use it together with an ASP.NET webservice. I need something that I can upload logs from different services (Apache, etc)...
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C# library for Windows Process Management

It seems there are libraries out there for anything these days! I need to develop a program that will spawn a couple of Windows programs and need to monitor: That they are still alive Any log files ...
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What software or daemon did you use to monitor Linux systems/servers

The monitored items are: historical SSH login/logout historical network upload and download bandwidth usage which network interfaces is down which server/system is down historical CPU usage ...
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C# logging library that integrates with Azure Diagnostics

I'm looking for a C# logging library that will work well with Azure. Azure Diagnostics listens for System.Diagnostics.Trace messages, so the library needs to support Trace as a log sink.
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Custom log analyzer

I've developed multiple scripts each handling different things, they all spit out a log that I would like to analyze and gather data/statistics from. I've tried to find a custom log handler but ...
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What is a good log aggregation and error management tool?

Requirements include . . . Aggregate log data from files, applications, locally, over the network Functionality can be enhanced through plug-ins or other mechanism Can be extended using Go or ...
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View remote Tomcat logs in Eclipse Console

I am experimenting with a combination of Vagrant+VirtualBox+JRebel+Eclipse+Tomcat to develop a Java Servlet application. My Tomcat instance runs in a VirtualBox VM, which for Eclipse purposes means it ...
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Software for tracking copying, deleting and moving files

I have seen a lot of questions concerning USB File Transfers and logging them on https://superuser.com/. Questions like: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 USBDeview, Nessus, AutoIt script, Windows XP registry were ...
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Log all IO activity for a specific program

I'm looking for a way to find out which file a program reads or modifies and save all that to a log file. This is a pretty simple task by itself, but I can't find any apps that do it, surprisingly. ...
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How can I track who is on my computer?

I get annoyed because whenever I leave my computer to get a drink my friend will go on it and do something like freeze the mouse (Fn+F7) or turn on Scroll Lock (Fn+Scr Lk). When I come back he acts ...
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“Grep” that highlights instead of filter

I was wondering if there is a program in the common unix toolset such as grep that instead of filtering the lines that contain a string, simply outputs the same input but highlighting or coloring the ...
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OS X ISP bandwidth monitoring/logging

I want to test my ISP speed, so I'm looking for a tool that monitors/logs internet speed so I could later look and see fluctuations. Most tools I found so far were just bandwidth limiters. I ...