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CentOS

System Monitoring with the Sysstat package

Post date: August 18, 2006, 07:08 Category: System Views: 3603 Comments
Tutorial quote: A system administrator needs to know how systems are performing. Using the Sysstat package, this tutorial will show how to monitor a system for performance.

CentOS

How To Monitor A System With Sysstat On Centos 4.3

Post date: August 29, 2006, 15:08 Category: System Views: 6184 Comments
Tutorial quote: A common task for System Administrators is to monitor and care for a server. That's fairly easy to do at a moment's notice, but how to keep a record of this information over time? One way to monitor your server is to use the Sysstat package.

Sysstat is actually a collection of utilities designed to collect information about the performance of a linux installation, and record them over time.

It's fairly easy to install too, since it is included as a package on many distributions.
Debian

Avoiding slow package updates with package diffs

Post date: September 18, 2006, 13:09 Category: Network Views: 2950 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you're using the unstable or testing distribution of Debian GNU/Linux you will almost certainly have noticed that apt-get uses daily-diffs for its package updates. In many common situtations this is more bandwidth efficient, however it isn't always appropriate.

apt-get is a standard command which is used by many Debian users to manage package installation, and upgrades. (Although there are also other package managers such as synaptic, or aptitude.)
Debian

Monitoring Services using Mon

Post date: April 4, 2006, 20:04 Category: Installing Views: 2622 Comments
Tutorial quote: mon is a general-purpose scheduler and alert management tool used for monitoring service availability and triggering alerts upon failure detection. mon was designed to be open and extensible in the sense that it supports arbitrary monitoring facilities and alert methods via a common interface, all of which are easily implemented with programs in C, Perl, shell, etc., SNMP traps, and special mon traps.
CentOS

Icinga (Monitoring Solution) Installation And Configuration On CentOS

Post date: January 21, 2011, 12:01 Category: Installing Views: 3111 Comments
Tutorial quote: Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed locations.
Ubuntu

How To Install Google Earth On Ubuntu 10.10

Post date: November 21, 2010, 20:11 Category: Desktop Views: 2455 Comments
Tutorial quote: In previous Ubuntu versions, there was a Google Earth .deb package available in the Medibuntu repository; unfortunately there is no such package for Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat). While it is possible to install the Google Earth package for Ubuntu 10.04 on Ubuntu 10.10, there is another way of installing Google Earth on Ubuntu 10.10. The method described in this tutorial will create a Google Earth .deb package for Ubuntu 10.10 from which Google Earth can be installed.
Linux

Monitoring disk space and usage

Post date: June 17, 2006, 15:06 Category: Software Views: 4492 Comments
Tutorial quote: Monitoring disk space is a vital part of your job as a UNIX administrator. This article gives you the tools you need to be successful, including the use of df, du, find, and even the use of quotas. Let's get started by taking a look at how useful df can be.
Debian

Packaging Tutorial for Xandros 3.0

Post date: April 12, 2005, 17:04 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 2258 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this document I will walk you through the process of creating a Debian package for Xandros 3.0. When completed this package will install the Kasablanca FTP client.
Ubuntu

Simple Package management with Synaptic Package Manager

Post date: December 5, 2006, 22:12 Category: System Views: 4041 Comments
Tutorial quote: Synaptic is a graphical user interface (GUI) for managing software packages on Debian-based distributions. If you are using Debian or Ubuntu you will easily find Synaptic in the System Tools menu or in the Administration menu. Synaptic uses the GTK graphic libraries . So, if you are using GNOME on your debian-based distro you will probably have Synaptic installed as well. Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+.
Ubuntu

Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04

Post date: August 26, 2007, 23:08 Category: Network Views: 3985 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up Hyperic HQ on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides an awesome, web-based "Systems-Management-Software". It is the next stage of classical monitoring and able to manage all kinds of operating systems, web servers, application servers and database servers.
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