[Bioclusters] Console-based system monitor

Joseph Landman bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
02 Sep 2003 17:42:49 -0400

For text only stuff, have a look at atop
http://freshmeat.net/projects/atop/?topic_id=862%2C152%2C253 or

Similar to top, but a bit more info.  Some times I leave vmstat running
in one window, and atop in another.

On Tue, 2003-09-02 at 17:34, J.W. Bizzaro wrote:
> I was wondering what people leave running on the VGA ports of their *nix 
> servers to monitor system activity, particularly network interface use, 
> filesystem use, and CPU use.  Are there OSS programs you'd recommend? 
> I'm looking for something that runs on the console (text/curses), 
> especially something with bars/graphs/bells/whistles, and that doesn't 
> require X.
> Cheers.
> Jeff
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