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Share image from desktop to social

I'm trying to share an image to social (Facebook mainly) every time I add any image to a defined folder on my Mac. I've tried Automator Services for Facebook but it's obsolete and Facebook doesn't ...
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Centralized Free Open Source Logs monitoring tool [closed]

I have a small question. Is there a Free Open Source Monitoring tool which I can install on one system that can collect the logs of both Linux and Windows and store & Display on Central Server.
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Where to place a port-mirroring switch for home network monitoring

I want to start monitoring traffic that goes in and out of my home network. I'd like to collect information like bandwidth usage and (specifically) HTTP requests from home computers to websites. From ...
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How to monitor Windows Server disk I/O Hard Drive stats

I would like to know the maximum speed that my hard drive could run, and the percentage of it's performance whether it's working too much until it reach the limit or still have a lot of iddle time. ...
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Possibiliy to display results SQL query in windows (monitoring purposes)

Case (one example) #1: Our business application processes documents in the background. Using MS SQL Management Studio I can create/run a query to display results. For example the current queue of ...
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Nagios - obsessing over this service: what does this mean?

We use Nagios to monitor our servers. I haven't set this up myself, and I want to change some settings. Most services have the setting obsessing enabled. I wonder what this means, and what happens if ...
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Monitor Users actions in windows server 2008?

I have 25 users connected remotely to my server , is there a way to monitor all users actions , its not a problem if there is a third party program . Monitor means file auditing , visited sites , any ...
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Turbo Boost Technology Monitor is EOL so what can I use to monitor Turbo Boost on my CPU? [duplicate]

Turbo Boost Technology Monitor is EOL, and quite honestly I can't tell if it works anymore or not with Windows 8.1. Regardless, soon it will be removed since its end of life is soon upon us. What can ...
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Unix Scipt Shell: alert on change of specific files

Could any one Help me with the script Im trying to make a script shell that will alerts/email the root if any of those files has been modified and the script has to auto routine , so the script have ...
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Big device for drawing and writting on it? [closed]

I'm searching for some big device (22 inch) on which can draw, write and load some presentation file. Want to replace pan and paper with some modern device. Let's say that want to make instruction of ...
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how to get zabbix item values in two different time for trigger?

In zabbix for monitoring my some database parameters, I need to create a trigger for checking an item value in every 15 minute and run if the last retrieve value is increase or decrease from now ...
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Internet stops working when using Microsoft Network Monitor

I need to sniff some http request that a software is making, so I've downloaded Microsoft Network Monitor which I have used in the past on other computers without any problems. So I run the network ...
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Key vfs.fs.size[/,used] in zabbix monitoring not work?

I have some hosts in a Template in zabbix for monitoring. All items are work correctly for all hosts except an item vfs.fs.size[/,used] just for one of them in zabbix web interface. The host OS is ...
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How to capture HTTP headers to particular url in my Ubuntu computer?

I am connecting a website and can see the hearders by firefox inspect tool. I like to do it from outside of the browser for particular url acceses. How can I do it in my Ubuntu computer?
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Linux: per-application traffic monitoring (not nethogs)

Please note it's not duplicate of other questions where answer with nethogs is accepted, since nethogs isn't what I need. I want to know how much each of my applications have eaten network traffic, ...
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Linux terminal single command resource usage

I cant find way to monitor single linux terminal command. I want to monitor this command: php index.php parse The problem is this process works too short to get pid so I hope there is something ...
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Linux network interface monitoring

I recently have an issue with my network provider and I'm looking for software that would allow me to create network usage charts. I need tool that would gather pings to given address, in/out traffic ...
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Can systemd detect and kill hung processes?

While working on a solution which uses file locking, I believe my code is getting into a deadlock. I'm using systemd to kick off the process on system startup. Using alarm(3) is an option, but I was ...
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Is it possible to see exactly what is being transferred over a wireless network?

It came to me out of curiosity, "Could one monitor whatever is being transfered from modem/router to devices using the internet"? So, I have a laptop at home and an iPad. Could I simply see what ...
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Networx showing excessive download bandwidth usage

I have only one download started with latest release of Firefox with Windows 7. Firefox shows it is downloading at 180 KB/sec. Networx shows between 368 KB/sec upload and 1-8 MB/sec download. It is a ...
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What is the PCI card that tells you what's wrong with the computer?

First, I'm not sure if this is the correct place, so apologies for that. Second, I want to know how to easily identify the hardware faults. I heard about this PCI card that when connected to the PC ...
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Finding out which device is using my network

I have an open WiFi network in my business and it's recently slowed to a crawl. I'd like to find out which IP is using my bandwidth so I can block their MAC address. My router doesn't support any ...
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As an Outlook administrator using custom domain name, is it possible to monitor incoming emails for the users created?

I just created an administrator account on outlook with a custom domain name. Is it possible to monitor incoming emails for users that I created? If so, how can I do that? I don't see any option to do ...
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How to monitor TCP and UDP port changes

I am running software on a server that may be turning off some ports and need to find out what it is. I have the ports I need to check. I just need to find out what is turning them off. How can I ...
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How to find out what is adding bogus keys to the registry?

I've been happily running Windows 7 on my ultrabook for over a year now. It's stable, fast, everything pretty much works as it should, except something is adding randomly named keys to the registry at ...
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Run Program When Disk Full

I'd like to receive a pushover notification when a hard drive is running low on space. I can send the pushover notification by running curl and passing various parameters to it. What I need to know ...
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Show current ping to website on Taksbar

I'm looking for a way to monitor my current internet connection quality by showing the ping-response to a website like google in the taskbar on the right side. I'm using Windows 8.1. Kind of like ...
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Auditd - auditctl rule to monitor dir only (not all sub dir and files etc..)

I am trying to use auditd to monitor changes to a directory. The problem is that when I setup a rule, it monitors the directory I specified, but also all the subdirectories and files underneath it, ...
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How to track a program's disk usage over time?

In Windows 7, how can I track how much a program writes to disk over a period of time? For example, if I wanted to see how much Firefox writes to disk in a 24-hour period, how could I do that?
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Measure Internet usage by computers on a network

I have 3 PCs running Windows(including my PC) on the same network. All three of them are connected to one ADSL Router. My requirement is to measure the internet usage(No. of Bytes Downloaded & ...
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Windows 7 CPU / System meter that ISNT a gadget [closed]

Now that gadgets have been pulled by Microsoft, is there any similar utility that I can use to monitor my system that will sit on the desktop as a gadget does but not present a vulnerability? ...
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Monitoring all traffic through a router/network?

I and my colleagues are doing a project where we have to analyze traffic of a group of volunteers. Where they will connect to the network using WIFI/Ethernet. ALL their traffic especially searches ...
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Monitor Skydrive Shared File Downloads

I use SkyDrive to share some large non-email-able files to family and clients. Since I only have so much space on SkyDrive, I like to delete these files after sharing. It seems like every time I ...
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Windows memory leak detection to overcome rapid memory allocation leading to unresponsiveness

As a diverse application developer, by sheer "luck" and a combination of Murphy's law, one may hit situations in which either a memory leak occurs or rapid unwanted allocation of memory resources, ...
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How can I know if an application reads my hardware fingerprint?

I would like to know (for security and privacy reasons) if a certain Windows 7 desktop program actually reads my hardware fingerprint including hard drive serial number, CPU serial number, or any ...
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Monitor web traffic from wireless clients on home network [duplicate]

I would like to monitor web traffic on my home network from wireless or other clients (PC or Mac) to see what URLs are accessed. I have a Buffalo AirStation router with the Buffalo-branded DD-WRT ...
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Task manager: CPU Utilization and speed?

I have a question regarding task manager in Windows 8. It shows us CPU utilization and speed. From what I understand, utilization is how much of the processor time is spent running processes. Speed ...
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Monitoring available bandwidth on my network

I was wondering if there is a way to monitor the total bandwidth available at any given time? My ISP claims and is charging me for a certain amount of bandwidth but I suspect that during the day I am ...
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Log disk write activity of a process [closed]

Is there a program that allows me to log/monitor/view the disk write activity of a process? For example, it would be able to log all files on disk that the process has created/modified.
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Mac OSX 10.8.4 semi freeze - is there a way to monitor why?

My MacBook Air keeps semi-hanging. It lets me open new windows but it typically gets stuck after that. It's happens every 30-40 mins or so and lasts for about 5 mins each time. For example I can open ...
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log execution of certain commands on linux

I have to maintain a system (debian) on which several users are allowed to install programs - so I would like to log, for example, if anyone executes "apt-get install" or "apt-get purge", so I can ...
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History of CPU usage for all processes

How can I view historical CPU usage for all running processes in Windows? I am interested in a way to collect all this information automatically.
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How to monitor edited files in a specified folder or hard drive live? [duplicate]

I have a pc running windows 7, and I want a program that monitors my hard drive, giving me reports in real time when files in a specific folder (or on a specific hard drive) are made/moved/changed etc....
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Log what processes accessed to a file [duplicate]

I am searching for a program to log pid of any process that access to a file. I think such program may be a kernel module.
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Viewing a specific process in the terminal

Have been using Ubuntu for about 2 weeks right now and I am in love with it. The only thing I was wondering if it is possible to view the percentage on a process in the terminal, sounds a bit vague ...
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Is there a KDE plasmoid to monitor logged in users?

Is there a KDE plasmoid which will display logged in users on a Linux system?
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Monitor bandwidth usage per user in linux

I have "chrooted" my users in my Ubuntu Server and I need to monitor their bandwidth usage. Since they can access to a FTP, a SSH and a website runned by a chrooted PHP-FPM, I need to monitor all ...
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Application server for C programs?

I'm writing some programs in C that will run in a distributed environment. Is there anything like an application server for C that provides clustering, monitoring, logging, etc?
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How to to measure and monitor I/O performance

We have a linux cluster with worker nodes sharing a common remote file system. We want to optimize the I/O, in particular when the workers read from the remote fs. The starting point is to measure ...
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Lock a window to the foreground without focus

Often times I find that there's a lot of useless space on a window I have open that I wish I could use for monitoring something else (for example, watching the progress of a script in terminal). Is ...