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View the Logcat Buffer in a System Overlay Window with Ghost Log

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View the Logcat Buffer in a System Overlay Window with Ghost Log

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Android developers may be interested in Jeff Gilfelt's new open-source tool, Ghost Log, which is an Android application that can be used to display the device logcat buffer in a system overlay window. It requires device root access to use in Android versions 4.1 and up, but Gilfelt also provides a workaround for developers working with non-rooted devices. The application in action looks like this:

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