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9 of the Best Free Linux System Monitoring Tools

Jul 13, 2009, 07:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"System monitoring can also help identify problems before they escalate to emergency status. This type of software is not only useful for network administrators. Home users with a small network or even just a single computer will benefit from advanced notification provided by system monitoring tools. Knowing that free space on the hard disk is running out, or that a particular server/daemon has gone down can be extremely useful.

"These types of systems gather data relating to CPU, memory, network, disk utilization, response time of network services, and much more.

"To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 9 Linux system monitoring tools. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for anyone who wants to monitor a specific service or situation. "

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