tag: stats

vnstat: Network Stats

19 Aug, 2012 - 1 minutes
To gather network statistics for your interfaces, have a look at vnstat vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor for Linux and BSD that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interface(s). It uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source. This means that vnStat won’t actually be sniffing any traffic and also ensures light use of system resources. This is how to install on Debian:

How to configure Conky

26 Mar, 2011 - 3 minutes
Install conky from your package manager. The package is called conky. su -c 'yum install conky' - sudo apt-get install conky Once that’s installed you can run conky from the command line. When you first run conky it dosent have a very nice look to it, we’ll fix that later. Now that we know conky works, we can create a little bash script to load conky on boot. #!/bin/bash #Conky start-up delay script #Source: http://ubuntuforums.