developerWorks: Monitor Your Linux Computer with Machine-Generated Music

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“There are many visually informative monitoring programs for
assessing the health of your computer environment. Everything from
simple text displays to real-time charts and 3-D colored graphs are
available to help you diagnose issues with your personal, server,
or network computing devices. chordStats adds a new channel of
interface to your system monitoring setup–information passed
through tone, timbre, and harmony.

“Around 1998, Peep! The Network Auralizer was developed to
provide an ‘ambient’ audible environment to assist administrators
in sensing a baseline and a perturbed state of their

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