Questions tagged [monitoring]

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

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Auto relaunch python server and unity3d executable after either crash

Building a Debian based application composed of a Python server and Unity3d executable which connect via sockets. I need some way of monitoring both server and executable and relaunching both if ...
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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

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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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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nvdia-smi doesn't seem to show the actual GPU load when training a neural net?

I have been training a neural network for the last two days, and occasionally monitoring GPU usage with nvidia-smi, which gives the following output: +-------------------------------------------------...
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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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Missing ethstat metrics in collectd after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

I recently rebuilt my server images to use 18.04 instead of 14.04. I mostly have everything working again, but one issue remains outstanding. I've been using this config for the ethstat for collectd ...
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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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diagnosing firefox high intermittent cpu load

On my laptop (ThinkPad X1C5 / i7-7500U / 16GB RAM), I am running latest firefox (currently 67.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) with 6-8 windows and around 70-100 tabs at any given time. I have uBlock Origin ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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