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Find out mapping of temperature sensors on Lenovo Yoga L13

I am monitoring my systems temperatures through watch -n 2 sensors and get the following output: Every 2,0s: sensors ...
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I am looking for a procedure which will allow me to know how many processes, once reached can be critical for my ubuntu server 22.04

personally I would like to use it in a monitoring framework on nagios core with the check_procs command. The objective is that I can be alerted when the number of critical processes is reached
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How do I work out what is using the bandwidth on my site?

Please forgive me if this is a basic question, but I have searched around and haven't found an answer yet. I am a developer on a web site that is hosted on a Ubuntu server. I do not have full access ...
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Reset an alert from smartd when there is no longer a problem

Ubuntu 22.04. I've installed smartmontools, and added a script to /etc/smartmontools/run.d that writes any problem reports to a file where they can get picked up by our alerting system. I want to also ...
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How show Podman container stats with glances?

I installed glances via pip and it does not show Podman containers. Docker container however are shown when I run glances with sudo. Docker is run as root, Podman run rootless. I changed my glances....
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is it possible to deny access to an app to my input devices which i have installed through `sudo apt-get install`?

the company i am working for has made me install an employee monitoring app on my personal laptop which I have installed via sudo apt-get install command. I come to know that the app can take ...
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Outputting gpustats to a file

If I want to have gpu stats I can use gpustats as suggested in this answer Is there a way to output this results (with watch) to a file?
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Is it possible to see what processes did last mounted USB device?

Is it possible to see what last mounted USB device? I am afraid, that last device infected my ubuntu machine and want to find out something about that device.
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Setting a monitoring display with 4 monitors automaticaly

Good evening. I'm trying to create a monitoring display on Ubuntu 23.04 Gnome interface using 4 (2x2) monitors. The idea is to when the machine is powered on, each terminal, browser and software is to ...
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Network traffic monitoring for each user

There are several users in Ubuntu server using the network traffic. I need to monitor each users traffic usage. I used nethogs but apparently it gives me the answer for each process so when the user ...
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Landing place for all prometheus alert and warning

I am interested in knowing is there something tool like which keep all Prometheus triggered alert in single place like dashboard from where i can also make link some ticketing(jira) tool etc. so if i ...
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How to manually give configuration file to top command?

I know that top behaviour can be changed interactively and can be stored as a cfg file as toprc and it will use that cfg automatically. Is there a way to write and feed the configuration file (stored ...
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Why sum of all process CPU(%) is greater than total cpu(%) utilisation in top command [duplicate]

In a top command instance, the CPU utilisation (100-idle) was 14% but the top most process "Chrome" alone consumes 253%. I am unsure of how the chrome process consumes CPU more than 100%. ...
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Why sum of all process CPU(%) is not equal to total cpu(%) utilisation in top output

In the attached image of top command output, you can see the idle is 96.8% means CPU utilisation is 3.2% but, sum of CPU% of all the process listed (Image cropped for CPU% > 0.0) is more than the ...
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Nagios Core Disabled CFG files

I have multiple host cfg files that we renamed to disabled with the, mv , command. We did this to take them off our dashboard view. When we try to rename them back to regular files, and attempt to ...
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how to monitor if a file size not change do something in ubuntu

the goal is that if my file.log size does not change in 10 minutes then send two HTTP requests to some servers. something like this: check file.log if not change in 10 min send HTTP request to http://...
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Automatically copy incoming files to multiple folders then remove the source files [duplicate]

I would like to know automated script for copying source files from directory to multiple directories and after copying files remove the source files from the source directory We have one folder where ...
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Efficiently get PID's in certain ports from java

I know sudo lsof -t -i:{port} will give the list of PID's involved in that port and I can run this command via java by Runtime.getRuntime.exec() command. But the thing is I have thousands of thread ...
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How do I set up a server to monitor devices like Ubuntu distro laptops? What tools?

I have a number of devices to experiment on, over 20. I would like to have tools that are freely available. I was hoping the community could help me through this process. I want to resurrect the ...
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How to save folder state so that I can monitor changes in it

I have a folder with 5000 ~10mb files, I need something that would save something like list of all files and preferably their hashes so that it can track file changes/renames, and then later compare ...
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Detect new devices on Network / WiFi

I was on Dual boot and Avast detected a new device on the network and notified me with a popup. I was using a LAN cable, yet it was able to detect the router, my PC and other wireless devices on the ...
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Divergent RAM consumption, which program to trust? | htop | free -m | top | glances | CPU-X

I'm studying about processes and RAM consumption and I noticed differences in the RAM memory consumption information when using different programs. I'm using Kubuntu 22.04.1 LTS (Jammy) fully updated ...
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Temporary file creation is skipped when moving files from monitored folder

I came to this post (Monitor folder and run command if there is a file there?) about monitoring folders and then execute an action on found files. Everything works, but now I want to add a ".tmp&...
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Interpreting lm-sensors output

First is my wifi module, second my SSD, third my CPU with individual cores, but what is the last one: "pch_skylake-virtual-0"?
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monitor user acrivity

How can we secure and monitor access for an external contractor when accessing an UBUNTU machine? how to track bash history changes (line deletion ..etc) how to track all his activities in general (...
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View all previous IP logs/connections/etc

I'm not sure if this is a thing or not. I was wondering if for example someone got on my machine (say its on a vpn not on my home network) If someone had access to it somehow if they could view any ...
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icingaweb2 not reachable

the icingaweb2 is not reachable, although it is running on the server with the apache and icinga2. I already have all the prerequisites, that are documented on the official site set up. However, when ...
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Nagios 4.4.7 on Ubuntu 22.04

Im trying to install Nagios 4.4.7 from source on a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 Latest updates applied Everything compiles and installs OK but on starting I get this: May 16 16:29:09 server2204 ...
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System Activity Report (sar) - how can I preserve color, but disable extra header lines? (and use less)

If you run sar without parameters, the output is in color, but with extra headers inserted after each page. If you run sar | cat the extra headers are removed, but so is the coloring. If you would ...
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2 system-performance reporting-tools (dstat, pcp) are proposed by apt - which package is "official"?

When I try to run performance monitoring and reporting tool "dstat", I simply type dstat on the command line. I don't have it installed. Ubuntu 20.04 comes up with this output: > dstat # ...
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sudo command make child process to zombies

I'm trying to make a program that divides into child and parent processes with fork(). Child executes arguments with execv() and parent traces him with ptrace(). I made almost all parts of the program,...
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KDE-related processes

Important: I used to have the KDE Plasma DE installed but I removed that months ago. I checked activity monitor like I do a lot, and I decided to check the "all processes" button instead of ...
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Any way to monitor the resources of my system over time?

Let's say I want to know how much RAM and how much CPU I consumed after an hour of having the system started, but I don't want to have top opened and be looking at it all the time. I want a program ...
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Dedicated System Monitoring Display Software?

I have a display hooked up to my server which I plan to have an always-on system monitoring readout. Things like system temps, load percentages, console output, the like. Looked for a bit and I can't ...
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Interfaces monitoring with control

is there any web software that allows you to automatically monitor all interfaces in the local network? And will he allow them to control, need to be suspended? Thank you
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How compare several directories' data transfer (read/write) for defined periods?

With interest for the amount of data transfered to or from several directories (including sub directories) it occured, that there is lack of tooling for this special task. For low level integration, ...
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Receive SMS/Alert when specified text detected in a log file

I've been searching for a service for Linux that monitors logs for a certain text string and if that string matches, it sends a notification, ideally by SMS. If the log text file contains "...
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Is there any non-root disk IO monitor software available on Ubuntu?

Is there any disk IO monitor software available on Ubuntu that can show what processes are reading/writing at what speed and that I can install and run without sudo? I know there is iotop, but I can't ...
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Does LMD and ClamAV have any packages for sending reports to a monitoring console?

I currently have about forty Ubuntu Servers (mostly 18.04 and 20.04) that I am installing ClamAV and maldetect on so we have at least some monitoring for malware on the systems. What we will likely do ...
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How to monitor application events such as open, close, minimize in Ubuntu?

I would like to know if it is possible to monitor applications open/close/minimize events in Ubuntu. My initial goal is to monitor how many times I open telegram to check messages. PS: I am using ...
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perf-stat does not work for 1ms time interval

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and running the perf stat command to get some information on various hardware events for an application. I notice on doing sudo perf stat --interval-print 1, I get an error ...
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A mechanical way of finding out any action's impact on config files

Is there a mechanical way to find out the impact of any action on the config files? The action can be anything: installing a package, adding a user, turning on a service, or updating an SSH key. For ...
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Getting aggregate memory usage of a Linux process?

How is it possible to aggregate memory usage of a Linux process and all its children in human readable format? I tried this link and even using cat /proc/$pid/status but the latter had 18GB of ...
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how to Identify which process is causing computer to freeze?

EDIT 2 While it didn't answer my original question, since increasing the swap to 4G I don't experience any more computer freezes, so I accepted the answer EDIT As @heyynema suggested, I ran the ...
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Is there a utility to monitor memory for processes over time?

This question has been asked in different ways over time. Specifically, given current versions, I'd like to chart memory usage of processes over time, ideally in comparison with other processes. Use ...
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log.io monitoring tool hosted in AWS EC2, cannot reach server after starting log.io-server

Installed log.io in my Ubuntu 20.04 EC2 instance as given in the below documentation. https://github.com/NarrativeScience/log.io After npm install started server with log.io-server, terminal outputs ...
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Performance monitor and system info viewer for Ubuntu

I saw that someone made a rather cool chrome app (which I prefer not to use), here: https://github.com/beaufortfrancois/cog-chrome-app I was wondering do we have an equivalent gnome extension or even ...
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Is there a way to monitor or document screen time?

We just got our 11yo set up with Minecraft Java Edition on Ubuntu 20.04 and he's thrilled, but we had gotten used to the screen time monitoring we had available on his iPad, when that was his only ...
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Wifi interface mode switches automatically back to managed (Ubuntu 20.04)

If I take the wifi interface offline: sudo ifconfig device_name down. Then switch the mode to monitor: sudo iwconfig device_name mode monitor. And then bring the device back online: sudo ifconfig ...
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How to get munin to monitor and show CPU temperatures

Ubuntu 18.04 system has kernel module coretemp kernel module installed: % lsmod | grep coretemp coretemp 20480 0 It also has command-line utilities lm-sensors to check temperatures ...
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