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Questions tagged [vnstat]

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vnstat chmod permissions

Ubuntu 16.04LTS, I just installed vnstat. Seems, it's not update statistic. What should be correct chmod permissions for all interfaces? jettay@ubuntu3:/var/lib/vnstat$ ll /var/lib | grep vnstat ...
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How can you monitor total internet data usage across reboots with site detail?

As the question suggests itself, how can I monitor the usage of data on my system. I know about vnstat and have already installed on my Ubuntu. What I want is to know if there is any way I can see as ...
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Vnstat on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm completely new to Ubuntu. Can somebody please help me and give me a step by step installation instructions for Vnstat. When I try to install it the database never updates. Thanks in advance. / ...
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Is there an alternative for vnstat network traffic monitor?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 18.04 my USB modem's interface name changed from wwan0 to wwx001e101f0000. I do not mind that and also read this has some good reasons. Unfortunately vnstat ...
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Multiple Ubuntu versions updating same vnstat database

I've been testing Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 upgrade. I upgraded last week and I rebooted 18.04 tonight. Notice how conky shows gaps for vnstat: "Yesterday" is blank but there should be 8.76 GB. "Week" ...
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Error: Unable to read database “/var/lib/vnstat/eth0”: No such file or directory

I am using vnstat for first time and I am getting this error while using vnstat -d Error: Unable to read database "/var/lib/vnstat/eth0": No such file or directory The file in /var/lib/vnstat are ...
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Get network usage from specific date on terminal

On vnstat I can get the month, day, hour or top 10 days network usage. Is there anyway that I can get the network usage from specific date on the terminal? by vnstat or another tool? Edit: I want to ...
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getting daily data consumption value from vnstat in JSON

I want to retrieve the daily internet usage from my Ubuntu machine in Json format using Vnstat. To fetch the daily usage in terminal I use following command: vnstat -d -i wlp2s0 the output will be: ...
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Update vnstat to 1.17

How can I istall the latest version of vnstat (1.17)? I cannot find any instructions to compile or any repository or any deb file.
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Vnstat showing large amount of traffic

I am using lubuntu 16.04, and have vnstat to monitor my traffic, since in our students home we have a limit of 30Gb per month. Everything was fine with the program till yesterday when I tried ...
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Terminal improper output, unprintable character

Ever since I have used vnstat and vnstati, not a single time have I received a proper date under the day column for vnstat. Also, vnstati screenshots display unprintable characters. Please help me ...
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vnstat does not show today statistics in conky

I am using Xubuntu 15.10. My conky does not show the Today statistics anymore. Command vnstat in a terminal produces unreadable characters under day column. Month total is shown. My relevant conky.rc ...
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Is there any way to show vnstat as indicator Unity?

I tray indicator-netspeed but show sum of download and upload, I want to show each one seperate, Then tray system-monitor-indicator and show total network, I want to show just ppp0 bandwith. Is there ...
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Monitor PPPOE connection with vnstat

I've try vahid@DEMON:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ... lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ... ppp0 Link encap:Point-to-Point ...
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vnstat not updating

I installed vnstat on my Ubuntu 14.04 server to track my internet usage (I have a limited monthly transfer). The database never updates, however. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling, but that doesn't ...
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Is it possible to set on-peak and off-peak hours in vnstat for monitoring bandwidth?

I have recently downloaded vnstat to monitor my Internet bandwidth usage. I have a limited data plan but my ISP provides unmetered bandwidth during off-peak hours (2:00 AM to 8:00 AM). So, I would ...