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Old 04-19-2006, 06:50 AM   #1
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Command line system load tool?


Hi there,

I was wondering if there is a command whit which you can see the system load at the moment (e.g. CPU and memory usage, etc.), and especialy one that can show what part of the system resources a particular user is using.
The graphical tools(like System Guard and System Monitor in KDE) won't do me any good, because the machine I want to monitor is remote (I ssh to it) and does not have X system at all...
Does anyone have an idea?

Thank you.
 
Old 04-19-2006, 06:53 AM   #2
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top

Type F1 for help

A good one

Also try sar

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Old 04-19-2006, 07:06 AM   #3
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vmstat also provides useful information.
 
Old 04-19-2006, 07:37 AM   #4
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Thank you guys, these should do
 
Old 04-19-2006, 07:56 AM   #5
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Additionaly , dstat gives good usage too. it gives (colored) lines, one per second, with utilization of cpu / mem / disk / network io.
Good for monitoring system usage at certain moments of load.
 
Old 04-19-2006, 09:00 AM   #6
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And for a more purty, wizbang, bells and whistles version of top check out htop

http://htop.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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