Monitoring tools for *nix

There are many tools available on *nix for monitoring network traffic and system resources. Personally, I prefer ones with a bit of a graphical flavour; here are a couple of my favourites:

slurm
network monitoring

$ sudo apt-get install slurm
$ slurm -i eth0

slurm.png

htop
system resource monitoring

$ sudo apt-get install htop
$ htop

N.B. if running on OSX, you’ll need to use sudo htop

htop.png

 
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