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Questions tagged [monitoring]

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

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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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How Can I Monitor My Wi-Fi Connection To A File?

I have noticed in the last month or so that my wi-fi is dropping quite frequently. I am not sure if it is an issue with my pc or whether it is the router or even the modem. Network card - Network ...
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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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How to monitor Ryzen Temperatures on Ubuntu 18.04?

i found this post https://linuxconfig.org/monitor-amd-ryzen-temperatures-in-linux-with-latest-kernel-modules however the git repository they are using doesn't exist any more so i cannot try it. ...
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More advanced Task manager for Ubuntu/Linux with GPU support and more info

I have been using Linux and Ubuntu for a long time, and recently completely switched to Ubuntu. I liked the amount of features the Windows 10 Task Manager provides, and I am wondering if there is a ...
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Recognize user inactivity and/or lock sceen in bash scripts

In Xubuntu 18.04LTS, I test the capability to capture screen in background without interacting with the tool. To optimize this, how is it possible to: Recognize whether user is inactive since more ...
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Landscape monitoring graphs shows nothing

My installation of Landscape Server 18.03, monitoring graphs, has suddenly stop showing information. I can see old statistics in the graphs but no new data. I did updated the OS version on my ...
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How to load amsdu_size=3 with the iwlwifi module

I have a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7265 WLAN and need to use it for monitoring. To enable monitoring, amsdu_size=3 needs to be loaded with the iwlwifi module What command should I run to do this?...
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Missing disk IO stats at gnome-system-monitor

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, just plain/default ext4 installation (updated/upgraded). I can see stats from command line with iostat. Like on gnome-system-monitor screenshot: system monitor only displays ...
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Test exec command of smartmontools

TL;DR; Is there any way to test exec command of smartd's config in similar way as it is possible to test mail command? In details: My use case is that I'm using monit to monitor my Ubuntu Server 18....
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iptraf-ng error floating point exception

I installed iptraf-ng (v1.1.4) on ubuntu 18.04 sudo apt install iptraf-ng But when I try to activate the "logging" option, iptraf freezes and the message comes out Floating Point Exception (in the ...
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Monitoring all network traffic from a sandboxed environment (prevent and allow one by one)

I am looking for a way to run a process sand boxed (i. e. firejail) with initially no access to network. Next I like to see somehow somewhere when the process tries to connect to somewhere (local ...
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Export CPU usage of SINGLE PROCESS in csv format

I want to collect data about the CPU utilization of a SINGLE PROCESS over time. I tried to wrap the collection of data (e.g. using pidstat) in a while loop with a one second sleep, but it does not ...
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What purpose does an .ok file serve in MRTG?

I'm new in mrtg and I can't find what the .ok files do in a mrtg system. Could you help regarding this doubt?
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how to time a certain part of an executable?

I was looking around on the internet to find if there was already a way to time a certain part of an executable/script to see how long that part takes, but all that I find is more for outside the ...
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ipswitch CPU performance monitors not working Ubuntu. no such object error

I have created and enabled a custom perf. monitor (Without Errors) for this test Ubuntu server. I am using a MIB that I think would work, "wwCpuLoad" OID:1.3.6.1.4.1.17163.1.102.5.1. in the error logs ...
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Gathering performance data into central machine from multiple servers [closed]

I am very new on Ubuntu, and I need guidance :) I need to gather performance data from multiple Linux servers. I've seen posts on glances, systats, top, nagios, but I don't know how to proceed. I ...
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Monitoring CPU freq in real time

I have 16.04 LTS installed on a Ryzen 1700X computer. I am able to see the frequency of each of the individual 16 threads by running the command sudo cpupower monitor. Along with the frequencies, it ...
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How to monitor 20+ xubuntu computers with vnc

So I'm trying to setup a classroom network that allows all the kids to access the server using xubuntu as a thin client. I have the whole thing setup, however I now need to view all of them on a ...
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Employee monitoring software similar to Spector 360 on Windows? [closed]

Suggest me employee monitoring software similar to Spector 360 on Windows? We are considering at our office switching from Windows to Ubuntu version of Linux but we need to find out what employee ...
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Automated disk monitoring: what is my system doing already, what more should I do?

Does an Ubuntu 14.04 server automatically perform smartctl condition monitoring? How can I check that it's happening properly? How can I be sure that I will receive an email when things start to go ...
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Monitoring Landscape on prem server services

If you are running an on prem instance of Landscape, do you monitor the essential services? If so, what are they? -apache2 -landscape_service -etc
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How to hide the arguments sent to the executable from ps [duplicate]

I've written a script that uses ps -G <groupid> -o uid,cmd to log the commands that a certain group of the users of a system run in time. What I want to know is whether it's possible for the ...
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Display a message when Root Account Accessed by IP

I have created an auto execute script that will send me an email when the Root Account has been accessed. I, however, would like to further increase the details of that message. I have several users ...
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Question about monit file change alert

I am currently using ossec to monitor files changes to my server. I saw that Monit has file changes alarm as well, but I do not know how to configure it. I tried to search but I cannot find sample ...
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How does one get System Load Indicator (or something similar) working in 17.10?

After upgrading to 17.10, my System Load Indicator (indicator-multiload) applet turned into a tiny little box where it's no longer possible to see the different live graphs. As per How To Use ...
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What processes are running on which CPU?

Running "top" shows you how much CPU power is used by each process. Suppose you have several CPUs. Is there a utility that shows you the same information as top, but for each individual CPU? For ...
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How to redirect systemd started service output to a file?

I have just started playing with prometheus and installed it as a service. Initially I started it in a screen and let it run but I'd like to run it as a systemd managed service and thus would like ...
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Why is internet upload so high when I don't actually upload much?

Total Monthly Internet Bandwidth I use vnstat to monitor internet usage: $ vnstat rx / tx / total / estimated eth0: Jul '17 210.70 GiB / ...
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How to observe requests sent by console application?

I want to monitor what requests some command line tool is making. App itself doesn't show this information only final result. Is there any option to watch the urls to which this application sends ...
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How do I check the status of the CMOS battery?

I have found myself in situtations where the internal battery has been used frequently. How do I check its status without diving into the mountain of directories? NOTE I need to know about the CMOS ...
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What is the best way to calculate & verify, how much I/O's are received on a disk?

I'm trying to find out if we are getting an expected I/O's for writing & / or reading data from SCSI or SAN LUN? In this test environment, I have a Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS server and have got a ...
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One liner to show CPU, RAM and HDD usage

I've seen a few posts wanting the same regarding usage, however the answers ALWAYS refer to installing some third party tool. I do not want to install anything. Any one liners? The following would ...
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Creating a script to monitor /root/.bashrc

I wanted to write a script to monitor the /root/.bashrc file and have it either notify me when this happens or prevents the change from happening without some kind of authentication. How would I go ...
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watch with arp produce no output

I would like to display the output table of the arp command every 30 seconds, so that I can monitor Address Resolution Protocol traffic on my network. Unfortunately arp doesn't have such option. It ...
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Open source Mail server Monitoring tools in ubuntu 16.04

I have run my own email server in ubuntu 16.04.Is there any opensource Mail server Monitoring tools in Ubuntu 16.04 version for monitoring the status of sending and recieving mails and checking the ...
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Alternatives for Monitoring and logging changes anywhere in file system [Ubuntu 14.04] [duplicate]

I would like to monitor and log following changes in file system: Opening and closing of any file by any user. Creation/deletion of file by any user. Files downloaded by any user. After some ...
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How to monitor multiple ports with blackbox exporter?

I'm using Prometheus and I need to monitor multiple ports, but I couldn't find information about that. Blackbox exporter docs aren't enough because that only pertains to monitoring one port. I'm ...
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How can I get CPU speed as *.** GHz?

I currently use indicator-sysmonitor to see my CPU and RAM percentage in my system tray. But I would like to add my CPU speed. Now I know there are multiple commands (e.g. lscpu | grep "CPU-frequentie"...
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Command to monitor all commands entered

Is there a command to monitor all commands, more along the side of remote access than the keyboard.I have experienced a problem in which the current version of firefox the bookmarks where removed so I ...
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Ping from .CSV list, Output to .CSV list [duplicate]

I am looking for a cheap, poor-mans way of network monitoring of active hosts in our enterprise network. I currently have a list of IP addresses (approximately 950) and computernames in a regular ...
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How can I monitor the TBW on my Samsung SSD?

As is common knowledge, SSDs have a limited number of PE (Program-Erase) cycles before the NAND cells die. Therefore, it is very helpful to know how much data has been written to your SSD, in order ...
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Tool to analyse a logfile and alert when growing too fast?

I'm searching for a tool which can analyze logfiles and send notifications when a file gets, for example 10 entries in 1 minute. Also, it needs to provide a method to check if the file size is growing ...
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How can I monitor data usage only when connected to a specific gateway?

I have a laptop that I connect to different network. I have a limited data plan at home and I want to monitor data usage only at home network. I know vnstat monitors interface only and it is not ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring [duplicate]

I have a VPS that for the 1st time in 4 years went over the monthly cap. The machine was just rebuilt by the provider and since bandwidth has never been an issue before the rebuild I was wondering if ...
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How can I monitor which files a specific program changes? [duplicate]

The problem I wish to solve: I need to figure out where in my system a specific program stores its files. I thought there might be a way for me to monitor which files this program changes. Is this ...
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Monitor multiple desktop remotely continuously

Scenario I have 3 BareBone system with following specifications (from SystemInfo page) that is used for some basic work in office such as Data Entry, SEO...: Intel Celeron CPU J1800 @ 2.41GHz x 2 3....
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How can I kill a dbus monitor script when an application exits?

I am using a simple dbus-monitor script for gnote. The script starts when gnote starts. I modified Exec= -line of the .desktop file to achieve this. The problem is that I didn't find any way to kill ...