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Log analyzer

Lire is a pluggable log analyzer. It has analyzers for over 25 log file formats, ranging from Apache WWW log files to iptables firewall logs and CUPS printing logs. Reports are generated in 9 different output formats, optionally with included graphs.


Developer's manual included and available in HTML, Docbook XML, PDF and plain ASCII format from and; User's manual included and available in HTML, Docbook XML, PDF and plain ASCII format from and
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version 2.0.1 (stable)
released on 26 January 2005

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey13 December 2002

Leaders and contributors

Stichting Logreport Foundation Maintainer
Edwin "MavEtJu" Groothuis and Egon Willighagen; see also for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitelibxslt and docbook-xml (for generating reports in any other format than plain ascii)
Weak prerequisiteploticus (for generating graphs)
Weak prerequisiteopenjade and docbook-dsssl (for generating PDF and RTF reports)
Weak prerequisitejadetex and tex (for generating PDF reports)
Weak prerequisitedocbook-xsl (to generate HTML and XHTML reports)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2018.


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