mka >log.txt 2>&1 when building on your server (you can use an alias, I called mine
Then, using the following command on your terminal (once again aliased, as
blog, for me) :
Should supply live coloured output, that can be stopped with Ctrl+C.
I find it extremely useful combined with termux on Android that allows for bash shorcuts to be put on the home screen, when
ssh and login via private key are duly configured. This way I can check the status of my build while outside.