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

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How do I monitor CPU core usage per thread?

I need this information to optimize the number of worker threads my custom application is allocating. For example, if I just use top on a single-threaded application on a two-core machine, the 100% ...
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How can I monitor my Samba traffic?

I've got a directory shared on my network, using Samba. People on the netwerk use this Samba share to download files from my share to their computers. I'm interested in what files are downloaded most, ...
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what is the best lightweight monitoring system run under nginx?

I want to monitor my small vps node; presently serving by nginx. I do not want to use apache2; presently considering monitorix, suggest me the best lightweight monitoring system run under nginx ?
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How to monitor my wireless network?

Does anyone know how to find out who using my network other than me in ubuntu? Because I just want to make my wireless network being use only for the people I approve it?
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How do I monitor power consumption?

The powertop program shows the power usage, but only after about five minutes. Before that, it shows: no ACPI power usage estimate available That's one of the limitations of the powertop ...
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How do I get Perfmon support for my kernel?

I would like to install perfmon for using performance monitoring events on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server machine. I have read that Ubuntu kernel 2.6 comes with perfmon support. However, as we can see ...
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Why service munin-node does not run at start up (reboot)?

I have a VPS instance running Ubuntu Server version 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). I have installed munin and munin-node. It is properly configured. It is working fine. The problem is that I need to run ...
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How I can monitor traffic on a certain port with munin? [closed]

How I can monitor traffic on a certain port with munin? I already use plugin port_ to see number of connection on a certain port, but I also need to see the traffic.
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How to make sure apt-get has the latest version of Software

How to make sure apt-get has the latest version of application or software; I tried installing monit but the latest version that I got was 1.5 from apt-get but the site http://mmonit.com/monit/ has ...
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How to get alert when the system goes down?

We would like to monitor few servers,like if the server goes down i should get a pop-up instantly without fail. I know it is possible, but i have no idea on how to setup it. It will be so kind if ...
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monitor or watch a process and restart if it goes down [closed]

I have a worker program which I start in rc.local. The program is not the most stable in the world so I would like to set up a watcher of some kind that checks to see if the aforementioned program is ...
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Automatically detect unresponsive processes

Every once in a while, a process becomes unresponsive for whatever reason. After noticing my laptop fan crying out loud I quickly find and kill the culprit in htop. My question is: is there a ...
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Monitor CPU usage in unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity? Back when I used gnome-panels, I really liked the System Monitor applet. It let me keep an eye on ...
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Apt-mirror monitoring how to?

We have created a local Ubuntu repository using apt-mirror and i must say it has been awesome. But now one issue that we are facing is that we need to monitor which version of Ubuntu is being accessed ...
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Is there an Application Monitor?

I've developed an (awesome) mozilla-based custom web-browser running on Ubuntu 10.10 that needs to always be open (it is basically a "kiosk"). If it crashes, which is easy to do in a single-threaded ...
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Is there an user activity monitor/alarm?

There once was a tool called Active Work Tracker for Windows from Brigsoft. What it basically did was to monitor user activity, sound alarm after a predefined period (say 60 minutes), wait another ...
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Software to monitor all ubuntu systems

I have more than 150 ubuntu systems connected in a network. Can someone suggest me a good monitoring software to monitor all these systems?? Like i wanna check what are all the ips are up and what are ...
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How to tell what applications are accessing the hard drive and how frequently?

My hard drive is going crazy and I don't know what application is doing it. Are there any linux tools for profiling what processes are accessing drives and how frequently? top, htop and the like ...
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Log & monitor mysql databases on servers [closed]

How MySQL databases logged and monitored on ubuntu servers in real time?. I checked /var/log/mysql.log and found it empty. EDIT 1: The log was not enabled in the mysql configuration file. Now it ...
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How to monitor network bandwidth per user on Ubuntu server?

I have some shell users on a server with 300GB of monthly data transfer. How can I monitor bandwidth usage per user?
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How to detect/monitor the hosts/urls being accessed?

Does anyone know about software that can detect or monitor host / url are being accessed by ubuntu? I want to see what host/url are beeing accessed by installed software or by my internet browser.
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Can you change the update interval for the hardware-monitor applet?

I want to change the update interval of the hardware-monitor applet. There's no setting for it in preferences...
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How to get sensor readings for recent hardware?

How do I best update lm-sensors to work with recent hardware? I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 server, and get the following: $ sudo apt-get install lm-sensors $ sensors No sensors found! ...
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Best log file monitoring tool for ubuntu server

I'm trying to find the best Log File monitoring tool for Ubuntu 9.10 server? Is there any web-based gui tool which could be operated by anyone, that monitor any log files? I already tried splunk and ...
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Can some one suggest a software to monitor and maintain record of total internet bandwidth usage

Can some one suggest a software for a small home network to monitor the amount uploaded / download from the internet but not the local traffic on the LAN. I know there are similar questions like these ...
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How to track the total data transfered in a month

I can see the data transferred (internet Download/Upload) in the current session from the System Monitor. But I want something that keeps track of all the data transferred and I can see how much data ...
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How do I get the CPU temperature?

How do I get the CPU temperature?
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How can I monitor the output of an already running program?

I am trying to figure out what is going on with pulseaudio on my computer because almost every 20 seconds of listening to a song it freezes. I've tried killall pulseaudio && pulseaudio to try ...
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Monitoring inbound and outbound internet traffic

Is there software I can install to enable me to monitor inbound and outbound internet traffic for security reasons? I recently installed ubuntu and loving it because of speed and interface. I want to ...
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Need an applet to report web sites unavailability

Is there a gnome applet that will let me configure a list of URLs to be verified and report when some is unavailable ? Preferably using notifiations. The validation must use HTTP GET or HEAD .
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What's the simplest way to account traffic?

I use a 3G cellular Internet connection with a very strict traffic limit, but some times I go to office and use an unlimited and fast cable connection (and of course I do traffic-consuming operations, ...
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How can I monitor the memory usage?

I have used top to see the memory usage at the moment. But I would like to monitor the memory usage over a period of time. E.g start monitoring and then execute a few commands, and final stop the ...
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What tools do you use to monitor a web server?

What tools do you use to monitor a Ubuntu web server? More specifically, I'd like to monitor server uptime, resource usage (RAM, CPU, bandwidth, etc.), Apache, MySQL and PHP.
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Script to dial 3g link in case network is down?

I want to set up an Ubuntu router with automatic fail-over to a 3G link. I can probably set up routing and link aggregation, but I don't know how to monitor link status and dial the 3G link in case it ...