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Install Munin - A Network Resource Monitoring Tool in Ubuntu 14.04

Munin is a free and open-source networked resource monitoring tool. It offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications, and services. It alerts the users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has been resolved. It is written in Perl and uses the RRDtool to create graphs, which […]

October 20, 2014 | By in MONITORING, NETWORK, UBUNTU HOWTO | Reply More

Duplicati - An Open Source Powerful Free Backup Tool

Duplicati is an open source free backup program that creates backups with the ability to store them securely encrypted, incremental and compressed on cloud storage services and remote file servers. At the moment it has the ability to work with Amazon S3, Windows SkyDrive, Google Drive, Tahoe LAFS, Rackspace Cloud or it can use your […]

October 17, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO, OPEN SOURCE TOOLS | Reply More

How to Install / Test Linux Filesystem Performance with Bonnie++

Today I will show you how to install and use Bonnie++, a free file system performance testing tool for Linux and Unix-like operating systems. It is a test suite that is aimed at performing a number of simple tests on hard drive and file system performance. It allows you to test how your file systems […]

October 15, 2014 | By in FILE SYSTEM, LINUX HOWTO | Reply More

Linux CUPS 2.0 - Print / Share your Printer over Network

CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) is an open source modular printing system developed by Apple Inc. for Unix-like computer operating systems and OS X which allows a computer to act as a print server. When running it acts as a print spooler and scheduler that can receive requests either from the localhost or from other […]

October 13, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO, NEWS | Reply More

Systemback - Simple way to Backup/Restore your Linux System

Systemback makes it easy to create backups of system and users configuration files. In case of problems you can easily restore the previous state of the system. There are extra features like system copying, system installation and Live system creation. More information can be found on Systemback website. Installing Systemback To install Systemback in Ubuntu […]

October 10, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO | Reply More

How to Easy Install Nagios using FAN Tool

FAN stands for Fully Automated Nagios and it is designed as a quick and easy installation of Nagios along with the most used tools in the Nagios community. It is designed as a stand-alone installation based on CentOS 5.9. FAN is available in iso image format and it’s easy to burn on a CD or […]

October 8, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO, MONITORING | Reply More

pidstat - Monitor and Find Statistics for Linux Procesess

The pidstat command is used for monitoring individual tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. It writes to standard output activities for every task managed by the Linux kernel. The pidstat command can also be used for monitoring the child processes of selected tasks. The interval parameter specifies the amount of time in seconds […]