Questions about all kinds of monitoring. E.g. "How to monitor the network traffic?"

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Install and Configure Monit to monitor CPU, RAM and network usage

I wanted to monitor the RAM, CPU and network usage for my single server using monit. I wanted a way so that I can view these stats from a remote localhost. If there was excessive load on the server, I ...
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Installation during Shinken installation

Today while trying to install Shinken, I had this error: Error while trying to install build-essential libperl-dev python-setuptools libsqlite3-dev python-dev pyro sqlite3 nmap unzip ...
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Monitor apps accessing HDD

I have SSD and HDD installed on my laptop. Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and all apps installed on SSD. But some apps are reading and/or writing data to/from HDD, so it makes OS freeze sometimes, since my HDD is ...
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record of swap/memory usage - how to do it?

Here is a quick intro to the problem, but if you're interested only on the question, I think you may skip to the last paragraph. I have installed Ubuntu Mate on my laptop with the recommended amount ...
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Monitoring user proxy activity

i want to ask about monitoring package.? which one you recommended to me? Darkstat, cacti, nagios, webhtb, sarg, or you can tell me more about it. it's okey. I am happy to break my OS and format it ...
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How force Logcheck to report fail2ban bans?

I'm using Logcheck to take care of my logfiles and suspicous activites. I also installed fail2ban and get sometimes... I would like to be informed then fail2ban blocks an ip.. but logcheck is not ...
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Linux system monitoring [duplicate]

I'm looking for tools to monitor the linux system. I would like to know what are the best/ most used monitoring tools for linux, preferably command-line or with the possibility to be used from the ...
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Remote monitor PC status

Is there a way I can monitor whether multiple ubuntu systems are powered up and online, and also set automatic shutdown times? I'm very new to Linux and looked into nagios, but from what I can tell ...
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Is there any way to show vnstat as indicator Unity?

I tray indicator-netspeed but show sum of download and upload, I want to show each one seperate, Then tray system-monitor-indicator and show total network, I want to show just ppp0 bandwith. Is there ...
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Installing nagios 4.0.8 on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install and setup Nagios 4.0.8 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. What is the ideal way to do this ? The official Ubuntu documentation regarding nagios installation is related to nagios ...
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Multiples instances of rsyslogd running

I am administrating a Ubuntu 12.04.4 32bits server. I found out that at any given time there is 4 instances of rsyslogd running. I will like to know whether is not normal or if not why it is needed to ...
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Measure bandwidth used by a single program execution

I'd like to measure the bandwidth consumed by a single program launch (for processes launched from cron, in order to get an idea of how much BW they are using). I know of nethogs and the many other ...
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Gathering server CPU load statistics

I have a small server under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running some apps. Since the CPU load has increased it began to lack resources from time to time. I would like to have a way to produce a graph of CPU load ...
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Graphical servers monitoring

I am using Ubuntu with Apache, PHP, Mysql, SSH ,Mail, FTP ... servers. Is there any application that monitor these servers activities? How can I monitor all servers be actived or see any activity on ...
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How do I monitor which file changes during changing settings?

I want to monitor file/files changes during the changing any settings. I can monitor changes by using dconf watch / but this command just monitoring path for settings and I want its file not schema ...
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Monitor folder contents changes

I can monitor the content changes of a file using tail -f command Is there a similar way of monitoring the changes of a directory structure the way tail -f monitors file? I have a long running ...
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What URL should Munin be available at after default install?

I have installed Munin according to the basic server instructions (I am planning on using it to monitor my own machine, not a remote machine). I installed the apache2 and munin packages (which ...
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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

guys. I'm an unexperienced Ubuntu user and I need your help. I would like to be reporteded everytime that the my router loses its internet connection. I mean, I would like to have my Ubuntu send me ...
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Is there a benchmarking/monitoring tool that can be targetted towards running applications?

I am trying to fix a performance issue bug on one of the core apps, and I would like to know if there is any benchmarking or monitoring tool that I can use to compare my different branches use of CPU. ...
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Network traffic monitoring for unexperienced users

I'm a really unexperienced Ubuntu user and I'm having a hard time monitoring my network traffic. I just need to know what websites each one of the devices connected to my network are accessing. I've ...
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top like utility for network activity/ports by process

I'm looking for a utility to continuously monitor network traffic by process. Something like top but instead of focusing on CPU/memory, I would like to see TCP and UDP ports and throughput for the ...
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Internet bandwidth consumption monitor process wise monitoring? [duplicate]

I had some three or four askubuntu pages open in my firefox's tabs, and the pages suddenly started responding extremely slow. I checkd the system monitor, and it showed huge amounts of data being ...
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Intel GPU Monitor and Overclocking

I have an Intel Haswell i7 with HD 4800 graphics. I'm wondering what tools are available for me to monitor and tweak my GPU. I'm looking for something like Nvidia Settings if there is anything like ...
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nagios NRPE CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds

Getting following error on nagios server root@VMb:/usr/local/nagios/libexec# ./check_nrpe -H 54.255.1.99 -n CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds.
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nagios nrpe dameon check_nrpe plugin missing

I installed nagios nrpe on a remote machine from Ubuntu repository sudo apt-get install nagios-nrpe-server , and plugins with: sudo apt-get install nagios-plugins-basic nagios-plugins ...
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A tool for monitoring changes in region of the screen

I'd like to monitoring changes in a region of a window, this windows is showing a virtual box machine, and I need to get a log with a timestamp of that changes.
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Trying to test a service is up using nc command

I'm trying to test if a service is up and running using nc. echo ruok | nc 127.0.0.1 5111 But I get this response: This is nc from the netcat-openbsd package. An alternative nc is available in the ...
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how to know the use of my applications?

I want to know how long my programs have been used. For example if I use my web browser i want to know the start and the close time to obtain a total of use time. Basicly I want to know when an ...
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Execute script when disk space is low

Is there a smart way to execute a script when disk space is low? I know I can manually check disk space, but it seems like a common problem to want to delete log files when disk space is low (for ...
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How to install CPU-G on Ubuntu

How to install CPU-G on Ubuntu , so i can use it to view information about my desktop hardware .
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Tool like GeekTool [ see logs on your desktop ]

Anyone know of a good alternative to geektool in macos x? I recently switched to ubuntu and it's not compatible with ubuntu. Geektool lets you display various information on your desktop, like log ...
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Repeat a command every x interval of time in terminal?

How can I repeat a command every interval of time , so that it will allow me to run commands for checking or monitoring directories ? There is no need for a script, i need just a simple command ...
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How to monitoring bandwidth usage minus the local traffic?

There is much software to monitor monthly bandwidth usage on interface eth0. Do they also count the LAN traffic? I want to ignore the LAN traffic while monitoring bandwidth. Networx is a good ...
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Problem with thermal monitoring in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an issue with the thermal monitoring in Ubuntu 12.04: I think the OS mapped a negative temperature (-1°, it was actually pretty cold) to 255° and the system refused to boot. The message was ...
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Terminal single command resource usage

I cant find way to monitor single linux terminal command. I want to monitor this command: php index.php parse The problem is this process works too short to get pid so I hope there is something ...
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Monitor all changes a program made during the installation

Ubuntu 12.04 64 I would like to monitor all changes a program make to my system during the installation and first startup. Is there any solution how i can monitor this? I checked out "iwatch" and ...
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Is there a Internet usage logging software for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want a software that is able to log the bandwidth usage of every app using the internet and also that of the whole system. It doesn't necessarily have to log technical details like ports, but it'd ...
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'sensors' command from lm-sensors keeps reporting the same temperature

I've got a small cluster running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on all of the nodes. I recently set up ganglia to monitor the cluster, and it's working beautifully except for one issue. I wanted to add a CPU ...
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Installation Zabbix

I am trying to install a Zabbix monitoring system on my Ubuntu. But when I try to install it. I get this error: The following have unmet dependencies: zabbix-server-mysql : Depends: libsnmp15 (>= ...
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Determine how long the server was off, when it off and when it back on

Is there an application i can install on my server so as to know (be notified ) that server has gone off and for how long it was off and also know the time it went on again. Am trying nagios but cant ...
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Long term bandwidth monitoring by port

I represent a reasonably popular game server community here in Australia. We rent a dedicated server that has limited bandwidth. In the last couple of days we have seen a huge spike in our bandwidth ...
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Resource monitor for GPU

I'm looking for a tool similar to Top but for your graphics card instead of your CPU. I've got a Nvidia K1000M Quadro graphics card but I would prefer something that would work for all (or most) ...
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How to send SNMP trap which will have all the information about commands fired by each user?

So can anyone help me to configure below 3 points on client side where we have SNMP Service installed? Litle bit of background: We have one OpenNMS Monitoring server, which monitors all other ...
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how to receive email notification for linux server memory utilization

I have a critical webserevr running on Ubuntu. I need to receive email notification whenever server CPU utilization and memory utilization goes above a threshold. How can I do this?
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How to monitor my data limit on a mobile broadband connection?

I recently got a 3G dongle with a data plan of 200MB per month and I would like to know when I reach that limit. Are there any programs (preferably an indicator) which let my monitor my monthly usage? ...
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What software could I use to do video surveillance?

I'm trying to set up a video surveillance system at home. Is there a software system out there that is easy enough for a beginner/basic user of 12.04 to set up and use? I've been attempting to ...
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CPU utilization mail alert for any running services

I need to get e-mail alert if %CPU is above 95% for any current running services. Can any body help me for this script?
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What tool can I use to monitor a network of PCs?

I want my system to act as the central system for the rest of my network of 10 PCs. I also want to monitor what's going on, and monitor the activity of other systems. So how can I do this? What are ...
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SMART monitoring of landscape machines

I'm using Canonical Landscape, and I wondered if there is a way to be automatically notified if the SMART status of a disk deteriorates. I just noticed by chance that the disks started failing in one ...
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Is there in ubuntu repository monitoring alternative to nagios?

I would like to run some kind of service monitoring for my server and few other servers/services. Basically I want to monitor availability and send mail, when avail. is bad. Is there any simple ...