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What does Windows 10 Pro do behind my back?

I have a Dell notebook running Windows 10 Pro, up-to-date as of today May 10, 2021. Starting 4-6 weeks ago, when I lock the screen and go away, this PC starts working. When I go back to work, I find ...
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Is it possible to see what's processing on the GPU?

Is there a way to see what specifically is processing on the GPU, and namely which program running on the GPU is currently holding its reins? "Process Monitor" on Windows shows what's ...
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Cloud supervisor for IoT-like devices [closed]

Can anyone recommend a cloud or hosted supervisor solution for GUI Linux boxes, almost like Balena Cloud, but with ability to install supervisor on ton of regular Debian-like Linux distro? I look for ...
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Monitor process' file access by file and access speed

I have multiple disks in my system sometimes I have a heavy read usage on my root partition. I know that there are some processes reading a lot of data, but from all disks. How can I find out which ...
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Sysmon DnsQuery result not showing shows empty Query result

I took the following screenshot from Event Viewer -> Sysmon I filtered the Even log with Even id - 22 which is for DnsQuery. But the Even information shows the DnsQuery Result as empty. As per ...
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Command to show historical swap usage by process?

I know I can see swap usage for a whole day using sar, but is there a way on CentOS to show swap usage per process for a specific day & time, highlighting a jump in usage, the PID etc?
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Reflect modified `hostname` in WAZUH - Security monitoring solution

After installing wazuh-agent service in a Ubuntu box( or in Windows ). if hostname is changed then, which is the best way to correct the wazuh-agent configuration to reflect the new hostname in wazuh-...
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History of CPU usage for all processes

How can I view historical CPU usage for all the running processes in Windows, including those processes that were started after the history collection had started? I am interested in a way to collect ...
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Openssl is unable to establish SSL connection, when I try to access a local site through third party tools like wget

I want to monitor the index of a site periodically on our local network out of browsers. I tried to download it by wget in Windows10: > wget --no-check-certificate --no-hsts --content-on-error --...
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Tool to monitor file read/write in unix

Is there any tool/command available in unix to monitor read/writes in a particular file. I also want to collect how much data is being read each time the file is accessed.
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Is it possible to look up or determine nominal operating temperatures for various processors?

I am tweaking icinga checks for my servers, one of the checks is monitoring CPU temperatures. Problem is that each CPU has different operating temperatures T_MAX etc. where it should actually show ...
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How can I grab a time-slice of process cgroup in /proc/<process-id>/cgroups?

To resolve a cgroups issue where a process is being placed in the wrong cgroup, I'm being advised to take regular snapshots of the /proc/process-id/cgroups files over a period of time when the process ...
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Wireshark install on macOS catalina shows multiple issues

I installed Wireshark on my macbook air running catalina and i am getting this box showing the errors saying permission denied along with a lot of other errors. What should i do? plz help.
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Can 802.11 a/b/g/n adapter sniff a b g n traffic simultaneously in monitor mode?

I have wifi adapter based on rt5572 which supports a/b/g/n. And let's say I have Mixed mode wifi network where there is AP and a, b, g, n wifi clients all in the same network. The questions I have: ...
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Check health of eMMC

How can I check the health of eMMC with linux? It seems that smartctl can't handle it: root@om:~# smartctl -a /dev/mmcblk0 smartctl 6.5 2016-01-24 r4214 [x86_64-linux-4.4.0-63-generic] (local build) ...
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Are there tools to measure traffic to social media sites from a LAN [closed]

We are looking for a tool which can monitor traffic to social medsia sites from within an enterprise or a LAN environment. Are there any tools which let you monitor this, since we could infer such ...
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Auto-restart an executable after the application crashes

I'm creating a standalone application for a kiosk that must be up and running 24 7. In the rare event the application crashes, I need some way to make it auto-restart. I'm running Windows 10 on a Nuc. ...
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How can I find out what's the bottleneck slowing down a particular process / the entire system?

Given a specific running process, is there a way to find out what hardware element is currently the bottleneck for its operation? In other words, is its current computation CPU-bound, GPU-bound, ...
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Automate Xcode build based on file changes

Using SMB file sharing to network between a PC and Mac. All of my dev work is done on the PC. I publish from the PC to a shared folder and then on the Mac manually launch Xcode and build-deploy the ...
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How can I detect someone has changed Ubuntu Server's date time?

Is there any method to find the changes of the time in the ubuntu server? Can we find when someone changes it?
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SNMP: How to monitor devices that do not have static IP adress with Zabbix

I have some equipments in my LAN but the way things are working; I cannot set statics IPs for them, they really need to have DHCP enabled. I am using Zabbix, and for host configuration, the IP ...
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Getting the macOS page line printed on the monitor as a light green shadow when using Split View

I use Split View a lot with my M1 MacBook Pro (A2338). I am starting to get (from time to time) a green mark of the page splitter marked on my monitor as a green line. It's super weird. I'd like to ...
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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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Monitor filesystem regularly

I have a btrfs filesystem and I had some kind of accident which deleted the content of some directories, but only those in a specific subdirectory and even in this subdirectory there were some ...
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Monitor outgoing HTTP traffics using default linux tools (Plesk server)

I spent hours searching for solution , most answers required installing new packages tcpdump or a third-party tools e.g Fiddler . I'm trying to develop Plesk extension to client similar to what WP ...
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How to disable IPv6 DNS lookups on prometheus

I'm using Prometheus 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 18.04. I'd like to stop it from sending IPv6 DNS lookups for its targets, but didn't find anything after googling around. anyone has any pointers?
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How can I see how fast data is being transferred in Mac OS X?

Is there a simple way to measure how the upload or download speed of data leaving my computer, like when I'm backing up the computer, or uploading large files through a browser? If so, how can I do ...
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How to read and send data to PS/2 port? [closed]

I have a device connected via PS/2 on Windows PC, acting like a keyboard. I would like to use a "terminal" to monitor the data coming from that port, and even send data to it. I expected ...
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Visualize the processors and which process is running on each one via 'top' command

I've achieved to display each processor details by using interactive command 1 when running top. I can see the list of processes right underneath the STATES block but there are a lot of them. So now I'...
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Google Cloud - VM - Docker - Disk Utilization yields no data

I am trying out the monitoring and alerting on Google Cloud. To do so, I created a new VM in the Compute Engine. I chose docker image and put in httpd (Apache). I run the container in privileged mode. ...
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Redhat ICMP packet loss

I have a monitoring server running RHEL 7.8 which is monitoring around 10k devices. I send 5 ICMP packets to all of these hosts every 5 min and what I see is a constant small loss of packets across ...
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What are these weird IP address connections in resource monitor?

I decided to check out Resource Monitor (on the 'Performance' tab in Task Manager, Windows 7) and I noticed in the "Network" section that the 'System' image name kept making a bunch (~5 at a time) of ...
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Analyze the programs/commands frequency since boot up (command vs. PID histogram)

I would like to see which program got a PID most frequently and second frequently in my system since the last reboot. If I run top now, I can see the PID column and the COMMAND column but only for ...
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How do I get a total of written data by process and by file on a linux system?

I need to collect some data on how much each process on my system writes to a certain disk. I'm only interested in a grand total after say a week. I also need something similar for files. I.e. I'd ...
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Monitor cpu usage per process

I would like to monitor CPU usage of all processes over time. By all processes I mean being able to view each process' CPU usage separately. I'd like to see the results as a graph and I prefer Perfmon,...
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How to monitor which files lots of data is being written to on Linux?

I can monitor I/O with tools such as iotop. It allows me to identify which processes do how much I/O. Now I'd like to know which files those processes write all that data to. How would I do that? E....
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How to monitor my connection continuity within 24 hours

I have a bad ISP, and my internet cuts off for like 10 seconds every 2 hours or so and return. According to my ISP it's fixed, but they've been saying that for weeks now. My question is, is there a ...
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Software for web filtering and blocking certain sites

I am looking for some software that would be used for blocking certain sites on the internet. The main things I would like to block are pornographic sites gambling sites games sites It will be used ...
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What tools exist for monitoring the CPU and memory utilization of Firefox?

Firefox appears to using too much memory and cpu even when it is idle What tools exist for monitoring the CPU and memory utilization of Firefox? I am thinking of an equivalent of Sysinternals ...
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Monitor mode disables WiFi Connectivity

After going through a lot of blogs and forums, I've come to know that the TP-LINK TL-WN722N supports monitor mode for packet sniffing. Tecently, I bought the same device and tried monitor mode with ...
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How do you key bind on krita with a artist xp 12? And if so, what are the key binds to use?

I’ve recently bought a artist xp 12 And I’m struggling to key bind with the drawing program (Krita). I’m trying to be able to make the shortcuts easy instead of going back and forth between the ...
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CPU usages of real-time threads are inconsistent for different measurements

I am trying to monitor CPU usage of all cores in my i9-9900k PC when running a process of 6 Real-Time(RT) threads that are affined to core3-7 and core1 independently. Core1-7 are isolated from non-RT ...
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Reading live sensor information through the commandline on Windows 10?

I'm looking to be able to read out as much sensor information (thermals, fan speeds, etc.) as possible for scheduled logging on my Windows machine. I found CPUID's HWMonitor which reads all of the ...
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tail -f equivalent for an URL

I want to monitor the log file of my application which however doesn't work locally but on a SaaS platform and is exposed over HTTP and WebDAV. So, an equivalent of tail -f that works for URLs would ...
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How to detect which process accesses a file?

I'm trying to reword this question: Is it possible to monitor which process accesses a given file/directory (on a Linux system)? Background: on a regular basis I'm detecting file access to a certain ...
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Wireshark doesn't capture on interface wlan0mon

I am using Wireshark to scan for unwanted traffic in my home network. I enabled monitor mode for wlan0 using: airmon-ng check kill airmon-ng start wlan0 When I check iwconfig I can see the wlan0mon ...
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Can I limit the scope of ntop to only monitor a specific connection?

I need to be able to track client data usage between their VM and an S3 compatible object storage bucket (accessed via https). I've installed ntopng community edition on the VM and right now it's ...
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RAM usage alert by log analytics | Azure

I have trying to set up alerts on VM RAM usage with 80% threshold but I failed on finding out the 'query' which works. Resource (data source) of the alert is a 'log analytics workspace' where I have ...
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Is it possible to monitor my Raspberry Pi based home servers remotely outside of my LAN?

I have Raspberry Pi home servers with a few services I care about. My Raspberry Pis live behind a router and are not available from the outside of my home network. I am wondering, is it any light ...
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Prometheus, blackbox exporter

I'm using Prometheus and I need to monitor multiple ports, but I couldn't find information about that. Blackbox exporter docs aren't enough because that only pertains to monitoring one port. I'm ...

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