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Collectl Examples - An Awesome Performance Analysis Tool in Linux

Collectl is a light-weight performance monitoring tool capable of reporting interactively as well as logging to disk. It reports statistics on CPU, disk, infiniband, lustre, memory, network, nfs, process, quadrics, slabs and more in easy to read format. Unlike most monitoring tools that either focus on a small set of statistics, format their output in […]

September 29, 2014 | By
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Monit - Monitor Linux Daemon, Filesystem, CPU , Files and Network

Monit is a small linux utility designed to manage and monitor processes, programs, filesystems, directories and files. You can have it run automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations. You can use Monit to monitor files, directories and filesystems for changes, such as timestamps changes, checksum changes or size […]

September 26, 2014 | By
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How to Install and Use Sysdig from Linux Command Line

Sysdig is a tool that gives admins and developers unprecedented visibility into the behavior of their systems. The team that develops it wants to improve the way system-level monitoring and troubleshooting is done by offering a unified, coherent, and granular visibility into the storage, processing, network, and memory subsystems making it possible to create trace […]

September 22, 2014 | By
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logcheck - A tool to Monitor Linux System Log Activity

Logcheck is a software package that is designed to automatically run and check system log files for security violations and unusual activity, it utilizes a program called logtail that remembers the last position it read from the log file. It can be used in several ways, from analyzing security or unusual activity in the syslog, […]

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Browse Long and Complex Files using Glogg an Open Source Log Analyzer

Are you a programmer or a system administrator? Does your job requires you to search through long and complex log files? Although there are many command line tools (like grep) that you can use for this purpose, if you are looking for a GUI based application, try Glogg. In this article, we will understand how […]

July 25, 2014 | By
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Linux Smem Tool - Displays Memory Usage More Accurate

In a shared memory environment, which is a technique used by most operating systems, there is a challenge of counting the memory several times. This ends up giving users and system administrators inaccurate information on how physical memory is used. To solve this problem smem comes in very handy. Smem reports Unique Set Size (USS) […]

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Web-vmstat Tool - Show Vmstats in Chart / Graphical Mode

Today's applications are made on web-based form. This can be understand that web applications are easy to see on every devices. Since the trend of smartphones and tablets, the use of web based applications are increasing rapidly. On Linux system, we have vmstat tool to monitor Linux system resources such as CPU, Memory, I/O and […]

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Mosh Tool - An Alternative Option for SSH and How to Use It

For those who love to work remotely, must know about SSH. This protocol is widely used by system administrators. SSH is also available in all platforms like Linux, Unix, Microsoft Windows, and Macintosh. But today, we have Mosh as an alternative for SSH. What is Mosh Mosh is a remote-terminal protocol like SSH. As it’s […]

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How to use PeaZip as a Multi Purpose Archive Manager

PeaZip is an open source file and archive manager that can handle several file formats such as Bzip2, 7z, ZIP, TAR, XZ, WIM and several other types. To get PeaZip, download PeaZip for linux 64 bit and PeaZip for linux 32 bit respectively. Note: If you are using gnome download the GTK2 version and if […]

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Shell in a Box - Remote to your Linux server via web browser

System Administrator usually use SSH to remote his Linux servers. So he might need a SSH client to do that. If he use a Linux client, his Linux might already have SSH client installed. If he use Windows client, one of the most popular SSH client is Putty. We have already seen in NST Linux, […]

May 21, 2014 | By
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Gnome Connection Manager - A GUI for Remote Management

Remote activity is something that usually done by a system administrator. The remote protocol that might be used is SSH and/or telnet. When he has a lot of remote screen to manage, then it is very likely that the screens will piled each other. We already seen that a program like ClusterSSH can save time […]

May 19, 2014 | By
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ClusterSSH - Manage multiple ssh session at the same Time

Most of server administrator run SSH for maintaining his servers. When he manages a lot of servers, then he may need to open multiple SSH sessions. If the maintenance activity is using the same commands on each server, typing commands one-by-one for each server may consume more times. Is it possible to run commands on […]

May 16, 2014 | By
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A good lot of Android Apps for Linux Geeks

You follow our technical blog to learn more about linux and get real life skills and we are very happy to help you out. In this article I will share a list of Android apps that suit the requirements of many linux people. I own an android device and I have to say that is very […]

May 12, 2014 | By
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Automate your Computer Power Off with KShutdown

In this article you will learn how to use KShutdown a graphical shut down utility made by Konrad Twardowski. KShutdown comes packaged with several options to help you time several tasks on your Linux box. If you do not like the command line then this is the perfect tool for you. For the command line enthusiast this […]

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