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System Status Tools Tools for checking system statusJul 01, 2008
A system monitor lets you query the system’s current health state. If you are unhappy with the spartan Top tool, try one of these easy alternatives.more »
Mrxvt Tabbed terminal emulation with MrxvtJul 01, 2008
Tired of too many terminal windows? Mrxvt is a tab-based terminal tool that lets you manage several sessions in a single window.more »
Version 3.0.0 of LM Sensors, a software package for hardware monitoring has just been released.more »
Version 1.0.0 of the Monitorix monitoring program has just been released. It now shows fan speeds, and CPU, motherboard and hard disk temperatures among other system data.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: DnsgraphJul 31, 2006
A partly overloaded DNS server can slow down all the workstations on the network. Dnsgraph is an early warning system that gives administrators a graph of critical values. Your Dnsgraph charts will help you keep your systems serving names.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: CancerberoMay 31, 2006
When ports on a host start opening and closing like window shutters in a gale, it’s time for admins to pay attention.more »
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