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CCZE is a robust and modular log colorizer with plugins for apm, exim, fetchmail, httpd, postfix, procmail, squid, syslog, ulogd, vsftpd, xferlog, and more.

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Recent releases

  •  13 May 2003 21:33

    Release Notes: This release has support for transparency and background colors in the raw ANSI output mode. The documentation has been updated a little, and various bugfixes applied all over the place.

    •  29 Mar 2003 19:39

      Release Notes: This release features a raw ANSI output method, which adds support for scrollback and allows one to send CCZE to the background - neither of which was possible with curses. Support for colorizing Pure-FTPD's CLF and Stats log formats was added.

      •  21 Mar 2003 06:12

        Release Notes: A new coloriser for proftpd logs, some bugfixes, and some new features in the plug-in system.

        •  04 Mar 2003 19:37

          Release Notes: Support has been added for passing arguments to the plugins. Although none of the default plugins support arguments, two separately maintained ones already do. Some formatting bugs, both in the documentation and in CCZE output, were fixed.

          •  21 Feb 2003 11:34

            Release Notes: This version adds a new colorizer for distccd.log files, and is ported to Cygwin and Tru64.

            Recent comments

            22 Sep 2013 09:44 jeanphilippehamon

            05 Oct 2012 06:41 algernon

            @phil_PICS: The -A option. ccze uses ncurses by default, and the screen's cleared when doing son. With -A, it will use direct ANSI escape sequences, which is less portable, but doesn't clear the screen.

            05 Oct 2012 02:15 phil_PICS

            Hi! CCZE is great for viewing logs, but when I use it to colorize the output from a command -- say 'mvn install' -- the colorization happens, but when the mvn program exits, the entire view disappears. What option should I be using to prevent this from happening?

            04 Jul 2011 21:31 algernon

            After quite a few years of neglecting the project, I'm working on a new version. I will not continue the old code, but will start anew.

            This, however, will take a while.

            08 Jan 2011 04:46 Romster

            Will we be seeing a newer ccze anytime soon? I would love to see conntrack log colouring and netfilter logs from -j LOG. Also a how to make your own plug-ins.


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