[CentOS] Monitoring a remote server with Conky ?
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Mon Oct 19 06:59:40 UTC 2009
I've been using Conky for some time, a nifty utility to monitor just
about anything on the PC. Vital things like CPU, RAM, swap, disks,
current song playing in MPD :o)
Here's what it looks like :
And with more detail :
Now I wonder... I'd really like to use that to monitor my remote server.
I know this feature isn't officially supported by Conky, but I'm right
now thinking about a workaround. Something like: OK, my server is
'headless' (e. g.: no graphical server, nothing), but why not install
just xorg-x11-server-Xorg, then use Conky and forward it to my local
display with SSH -X ? I'm pondering this question, thinking about the
... so maybe one of you guys here has come up with some solution ?
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