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

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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 does autoproctor detect application switching?

Autoproctor is used by schools and colleges to conduct exams in a secure environment. I tried it in ubuntu. The AI can find application switching without any feed from my camera, mic, and screen. ...
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Prometheus for monitoring specific application?

I'm wondering if prometheus should and can be normally used to monitor applications specifics besides it's state and basic things like count of logins, the amount of time it took to long in etc... Can ...
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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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Monitoring the temperature of Nvidia RTX 30** VRAM?

Working with Ubuntu 20.04, is it possible to get any info about the temperature of the VRAM for a Nvidia graphic card (30** series)? The command nvidia-smi does not give this specific datum. For ...
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Module cpuid not found in directory /lib/modules/5.8.0-1013-raspi when I'm launching sensors-detect

When I launch the command sensor-detect I receive this error: "Module cpuid not found in directory /lib/modules/5.8.0-1013-raspi" This is my OS. Linux 5.8.0-1013-raspi #16-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT ...
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Monitoring command dd [duplicate]

When I copy a hard drive I often use the dd command I have one question about monitoring. To see the progress of the copy I do like this sudo dd if=$source of=$pathToUsb bs=4M conv=fdatasync status=...
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So there is bpytop from snap

trying to install bpytop the easy way. pytop Command 'pytop' not found, did you mean: command 'bpytop' from snap bpytop (1.0.50) OK, lets do it: snap install bpytop bpytop 1.0.50 from James Tigert (...
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How to find applications running in Ubuntu desktop, usage and idle time through scripts

I wish to monitor the names of applications open in Ubuntu ##desktop including their usage time and idle time. Is there a way to accomplish this through a backend script?
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How can I monitoring an installer?

I would like to install a 3rd party software on my system. Unfortunately, it is not open source, and it is comes with it's own custom installer. It want me to enter my sudo password to install the ...
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Internet connection monitor with logging

We are having intermittent issues with our internet connection in a community house of nine people. It seems to cut out for short intervals so I am looking for an app to test connectivity at regular ...
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How to see live status changes of a systemctl service?

I have a service that is run via systemctl and I want to see its live status of changes when things change. I have a tmux window open for it and just wanted to get a running account when things change....
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How to view hardware video encoder/decoder utilization on AMD GPUs?

For a long time I've used the tool psensor to view the utilization of the hardware video encoding/decoding block on my Nvidia GPUs, but recently I've been curious about how to perform a similar task ...
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Which process is using my network data?

Short question: In Ubuntu, how can I find out how much network data each process has used at a certain time interval (e.g., last hour, last day, ...)? Long question: I am connecting my Ubuntu machine ...
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ansible: How to avoid warnings

I am using ansible for monitoring my home computing net, which consists several Linux machines (x64 and Raspberries). How can I avoid warnings from every Raspberry client? [WARNING]: Platform linux ...
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What is a network monitor for tcp AND udp AND per program

There are a lot of network monitors available which I tried (nethogs, iftop, darkstat, ...). Somehow none of these fulfilled all my expectations: accumulation of the amount of data received instead ...
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Tools to track active application, or, how to get started making one

I want to track screen activity, i.e. I want to record which window is active at what time, similar to the timeline feature of Toggl (https://toggl.com/track/features/). Does there exist some small ...
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How can I analize why rsync copies very slow after copying very fast a few files on ntfs drives?

I'm backing around 2Tb of data from a ntfs disk to another ntfs disk with rsync ( I tried also with midnight commander ) and the copy starts with a "good" 25Mb/s speed, but after copying a ...
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Log maximum disk I/O usage per service in past 24 hours

I want to know how much disk I/O has each service used in the past 24 hours? And which service has been used the most I/O? iotop command just shows the real time current usage of I/O. And the sar -d ...
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GitLab CI build indicator in system tray possible?

My problem is, I work on several lengthy but urgent builds which randomly fail after some time. During this time (sometimes up to one hour!), I could focus on other work if not distracted by the need ...
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Start Glances server automatically upon boot

Kinda new to Linux and trying to run a modest home server with Ubuntu 20.04. I've got an old monitor plugged in and would like it to serve as a way of monitoring activity. Installed latest version of ...
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How to monitor total data received/sent for current Wi-Fi session?

Like in Windows OS, I look for a way to see how much data has been used since I connected to a Wi-Fi network. I only came accross with vnstat, however, either it cannot provide what I want, or I could ...
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Monitor single Log File

I´m looking for a tool or a skript for monitoring 1 single Log file. I´d like to get a notification via telegram if the log file containes a word I´m passing to it. My approach: #!/bin/sh tail ...
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Resource usage log

Does Ubuntu register the resources it is using into a log? I need to see the load and RAM usage of a server at a specific time (approximately at 5 AM).
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Expose ubuntu 18.04 server to a web accessible monitoring solution

I have a VPS server and i have installed a mongodb database and a java application in another server. I would like a system that can be accessible remotely via a public ip that tells me how memory is ...
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How to check what type of resources a server is running out of?

It is quite possible to research specific Linux/Ubuntu/Bash error messages (for example 'Cannot fork') and see what type of resource the server may be running out of. However, this question is to ...
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What do the numbers on the speedometer 2.8 screen mean?

I'm running speedometer 2.8 which has been recommended in various answers on this site to monitor network utilization. I have read the manual page and have searched on Google but I am not seeing it ...
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What Linux utility enables knowing devise is running or shut?

I'm seeking any solution to detect hardware instances which are in or out of operation (till restart) in Linux distro like Ubuntu 18.04. Essentially, what terminal-built or loadable utility serves to ...
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Hardware Health Monitoring

I have a Ubuntu server (18.04 LTS) that uses Nginx. I am Trying to find a good package that can monitor hardware health such as S.M.A.R.T Checks on HDDS CPU and memory utilization (Nginx has ...
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Fluxion doesn't start capitive portal in Ubuntu 19.10 VM

I have installed Ubuntu 19.10 in VirtualBox with host Windows 7. I tried to hack my Wi-Fi with Fluxion tool. Everything worked till I tried to open capitive portal. First I didn't get any errors, it ...
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Start glances with a few switches

I've got the gnome-terminal set to open on login, using the following command: gnome-terminal -- glances. I'd like to use these commands that work when glances is running, at launch: / 0 U F. I'm not ...
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How to get all output of system monitor using the command line similar to top command but it doesn't give all the values?

How to get all parameter values of Ubuntu's system monitor using a terminal command line such as top command (per second "per-process") with a comma separated format? For example, Top command ......
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Logging broke for authentication only

I currently am unable to have authentication attempts logged in /var/log/auth.log . Everything was working properly and log files were rotated as expected until last night issue. My Ubuntu server ...
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When specific string in output, do another command

I am currently trying to write a script that monitors my bashrc. I use inotifywait -m /root/.bashrc. I wanted to use this as a start script, so everytime my machine boots, inotifywait is executed and ...
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Monitor file operations

I have an Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS which is a NFS-server, and an Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS as an workstation, and an NFS client. On the workstation, my home diretory is /home/sitron, a sub-directory on ...
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Is there a Linux-native alternative to the CrystalDiskInfo daemon?

On Windows, I use CrystalDiskInfo to tell me when a hard drive goes bad. It has an indicator icon and automatically updates the SMART-data every couple of minutes or so. On Linux, there are programs ...
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Want a fully functional 18.04 hardware monitor

Having trouble finding a hardware monitor. I tried GNOME's system-monitor, but it doesn't show most of the possible info; I only get the CPU temp. My system has the MSI Gaming Edge AC with a Sapphire ...
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Find the process that is shutting down or killing a program or service in Linux

In my situation, Postfix mysteriously shuts itself down: postfix/postfix-script stopping the Postfix mail system On a fresh Ubuntu 18.04, when I run service postfix start It starts up, but the a few ...
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Is service status command continuously monitoring the status?

When I ran $ sudo service td-agent status ● td-agent.service - td-agent: Fluentd based data collector for Treasure Data Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/td-agent.service; enabled; vendor ...
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Count all outgoing http/s requests

I would like to know how many http/s requests i make in a month with my computer (Ubuntu 18.10) Does ubuntu have any command to see that?
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can lm_sensors still damage hardware?

I just ran lm_sensors and foolishly typed YES to everything.. This is a brand new PC I've built and I'm worried I've damaged something now. Then I read that it can overwrite EEPROM and damage hardware ...
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Real time Sonic Visualizer, to analize current played audios internly in the computer

I need to be able to see a real time spectogram of all audios been reproduced at that moment whatever where in the computer ( youtube, facebook, mediaplayers, microfone). i dont know if sonic ...
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Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected [duplicate]

On a fresh install of 18.10 I attempted to install CPU usage widget https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/120/system-monitor/ on that link it errors showing : Although GNOME Shell integration ...
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Is there a CPU monitor widget showing CPU frequency in GHz?

I have Kubuntu 18.10 with KDE Plasma 5.14.4 on a Lenovo laptop. Is there a CPU monitor widget showing CPU frequency in GHz? I would like a live monitoring from a widget in system tray in GHz. If ...
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Wake me up when a [slow] command line process wants my attention?

Sometimes I use command line programs, that want input after a rather long time, and it helps getting their jobs done, if there is an alert, an audio message and/or an info window on top of the ...
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Temperature monitoring help

I'm new to ubuntu and I'm having some trouble with reading temperatures on my system. I've tried using lm-sensors and psensors by following some guides with no luck. Ive also tried hardinfo which ...
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Is there a good way to monitor temperature/fan levels for 16.04? [duplicate]

I've been struggling with this for a while and I cant seem to find a solution that works properly.
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Get NVIDIA information in a friendly way?

I'm writing a TaskManager app for Ubuntu, which has as main goal to show me info about my GPU, and I am looking for a way to get information in a programming friendly way, that means, in a way that I ...
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Why I get error Failed to execute child process “/sbin/ifconfig” when opening Nutty?

I am in Ubuntu 18.04, I installed Nutty using command sudo snap install nutty while trying to open using sudo nutty I got this error: [_LOG_LEVEL_WARN 03:18:10.669274] nutty.vala:1248: Error ...

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