Another tool for monitoring from the command line: Saidar

Valic —  November 1, 2011 — Leave a comment

Saidar is a curses-based application to display system statistics.
The statistics include CPU, processes, load, memory, swap, network I/O and disks I/O.

Saidar uses the library libstatgrab. libstatgrab is a cross-platform library that provides access to statistics on the system that runs it.  The current list of statistics includes CPU usage, memory usage, disk usage, process counts, network traffic, disk I / O, and more.

Step1. Install Saidar on Debian Squeeze:

apt-get install saidar

Step2. Using saidar:

After having installed it, you can type in the command saidar:

root@css:~# saidar

For more info you can view the man page using the command : “man saidar”



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