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Let's say we do:

tail -f  /var/log/apache2/error.log

Then we see what we want to see, and then, we want to quit, so that we can navigate to other directories and so on... So, the question is:

How can we quit tail ?

I've tried to type: 'q', and 'exit', and 'quit', and 'kill', no luck.

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The answer to your query is Ctrl-C

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:) I was used to Control-B Thanks. :) –  MEM Apr 24 '11 at 16:20
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