linmon [-w color] [-e color] [-u color] [-n color] [-c config_file]
LINux MONitor is apllication for online system performance monitoring.
linmon uses terminal user interface (TUI). Main reason for using
terminal UI is lower overhead than Graphical UI (i.e. X-Windows).
Screen is divided ito two parts. First part contains general system
- System informations
This panel contains system informations: system name, version ... same as
for uname -a command. Current system time and uptime.
- CPU utilization
This panel contains these metrics in percentage: user time, nice time,
system time and idle time. These metrics are available in two lines:
current from last sample interval
total from system start.
- Load average
This panel contains average run queue for last 1, 5, and 15 minutes.
Note: next panels are switchable using specified key.
- Filesystems and its usage f
- Help screen h ?
- Kernel tables k
Kernel tables: inodes, open files
- Logged events l
- Usage of memory and swap space m
- Network interface(s) statistics n
- Process(es) statistics p
- Swap and pages in/out activity w
- -w color
Background and foreground colors for warning values. Not yet implemented
- -e color
Background and foreground colors for error values. Not yet implemented
- -u color
Background and foreground colors for unknown values. Not yet implemented
- -n color
Background and foreground colors for normal values. Not yet implemented
- -c config_file
Use alternative linmon's configuration file. Default is
Displays a help information. I'm affraid that is not completed yet
Program can't be stopped using
Ctrl+C or equivalent kill. This prevents
accidentally stopped monitoring.
Starts linmon in monochrome (black & white) mode.
During refreshing whole screen is repainted. Normally are repainted only
- -D dump_file
Dumps a configuration into file.
Program's return value is not fixed yet.
Please use the SourceForge Reporting page
which is located here:
Or in source distribution
Copyright (c) 1995, 2001 David Doubrava (linux_monitor(at)volny(dot)cz).