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

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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

I would like it to be reported every time that the my router loses its internet connection. I would like to have my Ubuntu system send me an email every time that the router's system log displays the ...
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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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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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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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'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 ...
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How to trace all the file transfered into my ubuntu server

I just started a task and I'm trying to get a list of the all file transfer that is happening on my server, from outside the server, mean user sending file through ftp or scp just, This task is just ...
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System Monitoring Tools For Ubuntu

I am looking for System Monitoring tools which are GUI and Cli or Web Based which include Basic Functions such as CPU Usage Ram Usage Swap Usage Disk Usage ( Space / I/O ) Heat Monitoring I know ...
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Nagios Notification via Ubuntu notify-osd

I have been looking around for a nagios plugin that offers the ability to have alerts for my hosts and services that i monitor to come through to my ubuntu pc in the form of an onscreen notification. ...
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How to monitor disk activity?

How do I view my Disk Activity on Ubuntu? For example, How can I monitor what is being written and read from disk as well as the percentage of disk usage? I am looking for an application similar to ...
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Need application/script alerting when system memory is running out [duplicate]

I don't won't to use swap file (due to some bug in kernel or AMD driver). I wan't to have some util running and monitoring free system memory and alerting me when it becomes less than some specified ...
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How to monitor folders visited by a user?

I'm working on a project trying to auto-bookmark folders based on how frequently a folder/directory is visited. I have searched exhaustively as to how to monitor folders visited by the current user. ...
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puppet master monitoring

I have installed puppetmaster in ubuntu 10 and i have installed puppet in all my clients. I have joined all my puppet clients with puppet master. Tell me how to list all the running services of my ...
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Best Practices for Monitoring Log Files

What are the best practices for monitoring log files on a single Ubuntu Server (LAMP)? Are there any specific "go-to" files that should be watched? I use fail2ban to monitor failed logins, but am ...
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How does my sys admin know that I haven't rebooted my system?

I got an email from my system administrator saying that I needed to reboot my system to apply some patches. I had forgotten about it and after a couple of hours I got another mail telling me that I ...
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How can I monitor syslog and send notification based on events?

I'm going to be sending syslog from my one device/server to an Ubuntu server. On the Ubuntu server (receiving the syslog), I want it to trigger a script when specific syslog messages arrive. Is this ...
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How to monitor data usage for each account using 'squid'?

Suppose I were to build proxy server using squid with multiple accounts. Is there a way to determine how much data has been consumed by each account? By data I mean total sum of all bytes which are ...
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monitor internet usage

I use vnstat to monitor internet data usage over wlan interface but since I also stream videos from my file server...the results are inaccurate. Is there any way to seperate data downloaded from ...
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How do you monitor the progress of dd?

dd is a wonder allowing you to duplicate a hard drive to another, completely zero a hard drive, etc. But once you launch a dd command, there's nothing to tell you of it's progress. It just sits there ...
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samhain troubleshooting and performance

I am new user to Samhain so don't know much about it except the fact why its used. Now I am finding my samhain-2.8.5 is consuming too much of CPU. Its almost eating up 2 cores and I cant find the ...
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Is it possible to view per-process statistics on traffic usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Specific traffic analysis In bmon and vnstat I can see whole amount of received and sent traffic. But I can't see its origins (processes that sent those requests). ...
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How to install Munin

Dear's I need to install Munin on my ubuntu 12.04 for testing purposes but this is my first munin installation and I have no idea how to get this done. I followed some tuts but the lack the flow and ...
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What are the applications available to monitor a user screen activity?

Is there any application available to monitor a user screen activity for Ubuntu 12.04? Preferably in hidden mode so logged in user may not be able to find out if the user screen is being monitored ...
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How to know what had done on my computer?

Sometimes other users on my computer use my account. I want to know what did they do on in easy way with GUI. I dont want to read logs and such things. Are there such tools? If yes, please names.
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Log user activity for the last 24 hours by terminal

How can I log the activity of users for the last 24 hours by terminal in a system? Which command will give me this information?
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Bandwidth monitoring indicator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Application Indicators are available? Is there an app for bandwidth monitoring indicator particularly that be placed on the top panel for Unity? Something similar ...