It is often overlooked that hard drives which are available on the market provide temperature measurements. This temperature can be effortlessly monitored using hddtemp application by Emmanuel Varagnat.
Recently, I was searching for an easy to manage VNC service to use it at home. After a short while of consideration, I decided to install TigerVNC and manage it using Monit.
A short time after I installed Monit, I tried to monitor a background running process that does not support daemon mode.
It is an exceptionally rare situation, but very interesting one, so after a while a came with a quite simple solution using additional shell script.
Previous entry was too long to include additional screenshots of the web-interface,
so today I will write couple of words about web-interface and show you several screenshots.
Today, I will show you how to create a simple shell script to read and print interface statistics on the Cisco Catalyst switch using the SNMP protocol.
dmesg command print kernel ring buffer using the timestamp for each logged message. It is easy to change this behavior and display date/time in a human-readable form using just one additional parameter. Still, sometimes it is not supported, so I will shortly touch upon this topic.
Last year I published the blog post Cacti – How to graph CCQ on Ubiquiti devices. Recently I updated ubiquiti_ccq.pl script, so it will work with all NanoBridge and PowerBridge devices.
Recently battery in my notebook started to behave erratically. It will charge only to 70-80% of its maximum capacity. I suspect that it is probably slowly dying, so I will have to replace it soon, but at first, I will look at several utilities to monitor battery capacity.