Questions about: monitoring

@saji89 mentioned the uptime command. I'll go one step lower, and simply posit that the sysadmin has a script somewhere that connects to each computer and does a cat /proc/uptime (or something equivalent). The first field of the output is the time, i
"What tools do you use to monitor a Ubuntu web server?" I prefer homegrown solutions to the big, bulky packages like Nagios, which have the tendency to inundate my already inundated inbox. I have a little Ubuntu Linux box running on my local network:
From the advanced help guide from Dropbox Monitoring more than 10000 folders The Linux version of the Dropbox desktop application is limited from monitoring more than 10000 folders by default. Anything over that is not watched and, therefore, ignored
A system administrator often needs to run a command repeatedly in a certain periods of time. Often such tasks can be easily completed with simple cron commands. In most of the cases this should work, but the shortest period which you can run cron com
Whether you’re resource-conscious, investigating a system slowdown, or, like me, just plain nosey, Ubuntu makes it easy to keep an eye on CPU, RAM and other hardware information. Below are five different ways to monitor system resource usage in Ubunt
Most central processing units (CPUs) are installed properly with enough heat removal to allow the processor to run at optimal speeds and not produce more heat than the computer can handle. You may still want to utilize CPU temperature software, howev
Answer #: 1 Install pv and put it between input / output only dd commands. Note: you cannot use it when you already started dd. From the package description: pv – Pipe Viewer – is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pi