Monitorix is an open source system monitoring tool that allows users to monitor via a web interface numerous services including CPU temp & load, active processes, Nvidia temp & usage, allocated memory, hard disk temp, Kernel usage, network activity and usage, etc. For full features, you can go here. Monitorix is useful for both production and home Linux servers.

In this brief tutorial we will help you install Monitorix 2.5.0 under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 or older. For the configuration of Monitorix, you can refer to this page.

Monitorix 2.5.0 Installation

You can install Monitorix with the following commands from the terminal:

sudo apt-get install apache2 rrdtool libwww-perl libmailtools-perl libmime-lite-perl librrds-perl libdbi-perl

cd /tmp && wget -O monitorix_2.5.0-izzy1_all.deb

sudo dpkg -i monitorix*.deb

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

sudo service monitorix start

To start Monitorix, open this link: