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Old 04-11-2011, 12:54 PM   #1
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linux system monitoring tools

Hello All
I just need to ask about any existing tool in linux which can show us the CPU memory and swap utilizations of overall system for particular time duration and generate graphs.?i m a student of computer science and want this information of resource utilization for my project..kindly reply if any of u liux fans knows about such tools.
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Cacti is an excellent tool for this kind of graphing and performance data retention.

Assuming you were just looking for stats on the system over a period of time, sar is an excellent choice.

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Nagios is a web based monitoring tool. Is a very complex too but can be simple with base install.
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I use Conky... It is lightweight and extremely customizable


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