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

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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 something or monitoring directories ? There is no need for a script, i need just a simple ...
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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 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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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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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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Fern wifi cracker

Hello I am against some problems using fern wifi cracker and I was wondering if someone could help me. So when I run ifconfig I get this output: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:4a:9b:de ...
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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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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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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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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 miss this tool. Geektool lets you display various information on your desktop, like log files, system ...
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How to make “secure” connection from JConsole to a remote server app in ubuntu?

I can connect to my remote app in JConsole but I believe that is not a secure communication. Since I am passing on the server access credentials, I want to make this a secure communication. How could ...
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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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lm-sensors not showing CPU temperature?

I have a machine running on top of AMD Opteron 6380 (16-core) x2 CPUs. OS details are as follows: Version: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (precise) uname -a: Linux sysname 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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User for Service Ganglia no Longer Exists on Reboot

I've got a small cluster running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS on all of the nodes. Ganglia is running on it to monitor loads on the cluster, and for the most part it works great. One issue that I'm ...
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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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Active Directory real time monitoring tool

Is there any tool to be run on Ubuntu can monitor Active Directory 2008 Group Policies in real time and report changes [Who - When - Where] Your reply is highly appreciated
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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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Looking for monitoring softwares for webserver

I am looking for tools to monitor my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS web server. I am interested in being notified when suspicious activities are detected. For instance, when postifx sends more than a given amount ...
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How do I get the CPU temperature?

How do I get the CPU temperature.
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Smokeping installed and working, but graphs unreadable

I have a client with some issues in the network and I installed smokeping to monitor latency. After installing and configuring it's OK, but the graphs are completely unreadable. Thanks for any help ...
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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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Need application/script alerting when system memory is running out

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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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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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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Monitor memory usage of MDADM RAID5 on ubuntu 12.04

How can I monitor in real-time the memory usage of MDADM RAID5? Whenever I'm doing something IO exhaustive I can see the RAID process in System Monitor bumping up the CPU usage but memory is never ...
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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 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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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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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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Monitoring Ubuntu server

I am using Ubuntu server with windows xp clients in my office. Is is possible to monitor bandwidth usage of all clients separately using Nagios ? If possible means tell me how to install and ...
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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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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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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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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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switching wireless card from monitor to normal mode cause system crash [closed]

I have a dell inspiron laptop, with wireless card Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:4365] and I have installed wireless driver: Broadcom STA/wl for it. Now in order to run airodump I have to put my ...
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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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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 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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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 ...