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16 Linux Server Monitoring Commands You Really Need To Know

[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols
for this link. ]

“Depending on the Linux distribution, you can run pull up much
of the information that these shell commands can give you from a
GUI program. SUSE Linux, for example, has an excellent, graphical
configuration and management tool, YaST, and KDE’s KDE System Guard
is also excellent.

“However, it’s a Linux administrator truism that you should run
a GUI on a server only when you absolutely must. That’s because
Linux GUIs take up system resources that could be better used
elsewhere. So, while using a GUI program is fine for basic server
health checkups, if you want to know what’s really happening, turn
off the GUI and use these tools from the Linux command shell.”


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