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Old 06-19-2002, 06:41 AM   #1
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Question Hardware monitoring


Hi, is there any hardware monitoring soft available for Linux? All the ones I found were for Windows.
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Old 06-19-2002, 08:11 AM   #2
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gkrellm is what you're looking for... try a search for it on google
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Old 06-19-2002, 08:32 AM   #3
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Thanks. Can I take any version or do I need a special version for SuSE Linux 8.0?
Sorry, I'm a total to linux.
 
Old 06-19-2002, 09:08 AM   #4
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Nope, point your browser to http://freshmeat.net/projects/gkrell...c_id=862%2C152, there you can get a tarballed source,or pre-compiled binaries in the form of RPM (SuSE supports RPM, doesn't it?)
 
Old 06-19-2002, 09:20 AM   #5
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I have no idea whether it supporst it or not, I don't even know what RPM means other than rotation per minute.
What is it?
Do you know anywhere I can find like a dictionnary of all the Linux vocabulary?
 
Old 06-19-2002, 09:39 AM   #6
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try here in the glossary page http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/glossary.php
 
Old 06-19-2002, 10:17 AM   #7
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Originally posted by neo77777
Nope, point your browser to http://freshmeat.net/projects/gkrell...c_id=862%2C152, there you can get a tarballed source,or pre-compiled binaries in the form of RPM (SuSE supports RPM, doesn't it?)
SuSE supports RPMs.
 
Old 06-19-2002, 10:33 AM   #8
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Installing via RPM

1. You can install rpms by opening up a console/terminal (eg. a command-line).
2. Change to the directory you downloaded it to. By typing cd <the name of directory>.
3. Type rpm -ivh <program-name>.
4. Watch the the little hashs (####) go across the screen.
5. I'll get back to you or someone on how it is actually started, I'd first try the obvious: type gkrellm and press enter.

NOTE: This is done under Linux.
 
Old 06-19-2002, 10:53 AM   #9
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But I keep hearing about compiling and everything, is an RPM already compiled or do I have to do it myslef.

What is that command (rpm -ivh [prog name]) gonna do, is it gonna load some installation process like the install shild in Windows?
 
Old 06-19-2002, 11:06 AM   #10
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But I keep hearing about compiling and everything, is an RPM already compiled or do I have to do it myslef.
Not all packages (programs basically) come in that format, some come in .tar.gz or .deb fromat. By the way you don't need to compile RPMs (Red-Hat Package Management), unless a source RPM (.src.rpm).

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What is that command (rpm -ivh [prog name]) gonna do, is it gonna load some installation process like the install shild in Windows?
Nope, it will just put a hole heap of hashs (####) acrosss the screen (usually taking up one line on my screen anyway) to tell you that it is currently fetching then installing.

After that you should be able to start the program, without a restart.

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Old 06-19-2002, 11:31 AM   #11
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Ok I get it, but where is it gonna install the files? Is it not like in Windows where I can choose the installation path?
 
  


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