For a system admin, its always exciting to learn new commands to monitor system resources, and here is a new one. Its called Saidar and is a very small tool. Even simpler than and . It displays a small screen full of statistics on a variety of system resources that you might want to monitor.
Saidar is a part of the libstatgrab suite.
The man page definition is ...
saidar is a curses-based tool for viewing the system statistics available through libstatgrab. Statistics include CPU, processes, load, memory, swap, network I/O, disk I/O, and file system information.
The output keeps updating at an interval and looks similar to this
Hostname : enlightened Uptime : 00:59:01 Date : 2014-01-20 10:58:01
Load 1 : 0.60 CPU Idle : 86.40% Running : 2 Zombie : 4
Load 5 : 0.66 CPU System: 1.11% Sleeping : 301 Total :...
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Saidar is a simple system monitoring tool for Linux