Geany is my main text editor.
I am looking for a way to open a text file where it shows the last few lines of the file AND be able to edit such file.
That would be good for looking at the end of long log files.
Preferably with Geany.
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Since comments are so difficult to edit, I did this.
#!/bin/bash # Ubuntu_Mate 18.04 LTS # # Look at end of text file using Geany. tail not needed. # # MUCH HELP from thomasrutter at https://askubuntu.com/ # # # syslog is in /var/log cd /home/andy/Downloads # Send syslog to text file cat /var/log/syslog > syslog.txt # using geany, open syslog at the end geany -l 10000000 syslog.txt
"It is always too soon to quit."