Installing and using collectl on Linux

Collectl is a console tool for monitoring system performance and recording results.

Installing in Ubuntu or Debian:

sudo apt-get install collectl

Documentation display command:

man collectl

Startup example:

collectl
collectl -top
collectl -scmd

CPU monitoring example:

collectl -sc
collectl -sС

An example of memory monitoring:

collectl -sm
collectl -sM

An example of disk monitoring:

collectl -sd
collectl -sD

You can also view statistics in the form of graphs through the browser if you install colplot (collectl-utils.sourceforge.net).

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