Sysstat is a powerful logging and monitoring tool for Linux/Unix systems. It can be used to monitor system performance and troubleshoot problems. Though many distros have GUI based monitoring applications and API’s, sysstat is a go-to for power users and can log and track pretty much everything going on within your Linux box.
Every Linux user will tell you the same thing: know your computer. Mine always works not because there are no bugs, but because I know enough to identify their sources every time and correct them. And one of the best ways to monitor your system is through the command line. There are some great GUI […]
KDE offers one of the most comprehensive and flexible notification systems (KNotify). In addition to system notifications, nearly every program has notification settings that are integrated into the larger desktop environment. Moreover, KDE’s notification system is configurable for just about any type of user, including those who need specific accessibility features.
If I had to list down the most useful tools that I’ve used in my computer life, Dropbox would be one of the top name on the list. It’s more than just a simple backup tool. The combination of desktop apps, web service and supports from tons of third-party applications, open up possibilities that I’ve […]
I don’t know when you are going to have your next computer disaster but I’m sure you are going to have one. You can be sure that eventually you are going to suffer from one of the following issues: An electrical failure A virus infection A fault in your operating system A faulty driver Any […]
Previously, when I tried out the TweakNow PowerPack, I though that it is the most comprehensive tweak application around. How wrong was I. It is only when I tried out Mz 7 Optimizier did I realize that it is more powerful than TweakNow. In short, Mz 7 Optimizer is a very sophisticated tweaking application for […]
While there are plenty of tweak applications out there for the Windows OS, the TweakNow PowerPack 2010 has got to be the most comprehensive tweak app that I have ever come across. Other than the simple tasks cleaning tool, it also allows you to configure plenty of internal settings which would otherwise require you to […]
Even the tallest building in the World will come crashing down one day, not to mention your vulnerable operating system. The question is: when your system crashed, do you have the required backup to get it up and running again? In Windows 7, there is this feature that allows you to clone your system to […]
Keeping any computer system running can be some work. It would be nice if we never had to do any type of maintenance or troubleshooting, but no operating system has reached that point. Many desktop Linux users have server administration experience and are quite comfortable dropping to the command line and tinkering with their system. […]