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Glances 2.4.2

A cross-platform curses-based monitoring tool

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Glances is a cross-platform curses-based system monitoring tool written in Python.

Requirements

  • python >= 2.6 or >= 3.3 (tested with version 2.6, 2.7, 3.3, 3.4)
  • psutil >= 2.0.0
  • setuptools

Optional dependencies:

  • bottle (for Web server mode)
  • py3sensors (for hardware monitoring support) [Linux-only]
  • hddtemp (for HDD temperature monitoring support) [Linux-only]
  • batinfo (for battery monitoring support) [Linux-only]
  • pymdstat (for RAID support) [Linux-only]
  • pysnmp (for SNMP support)
  • zeroconf (for the autodiscover mode)
  • netifaces (for the IP plugin)
  • influxdb (for the InfluxDB export module)
  • statsd (for the StatsD export module)
  • pystache (for the action script feature)
  • docker-py (for the Docker monitoring support) [Linux-only]
  • matplotlib (for graphical/chart support)
  • pika (for the RabbitMQ/ActiveMQ export module)

Installation

Glances Auto Install script

To install both dependencies and latest Glances production ready version (aka master branch), just enter the following command line:

curl -L http://bit.ly/glances | /bin/bash

or

wget -O- http://bit.ly/glances | /bin/bash

Note: Only supported on some GNU/Linux distributions. If you want to support other distributions, please contribute to glancesautoinstall.

PyPI: The simple way

Glances is on PyPI. By using PyPI, you are sure to have the latest stable version.

To install, simply use pip:

pip install glances

Note: Python headers are required to install psutil. For example, on Debian/Ubuntu you need to install first the python-dev package.

You can also install the following libraries in order to use optional features:

pip install bottle batinfo https://bitbucket.org/gleb_zhulik/py3sensors/get/tip.tar.gz zeroconf netifaces pymdstat influxdb statsd pystache pika

To upgrade Glances to the latest version:

pip install --upgrade glances

If you need to install Glances in a specific user location, use:

export PYTHONUSERBASE=~/mylocalpath
pip install --user glances

GNU/Linux

At the moment, packages exist for the following GNU/Linux distributions:

  • Arch Linux
  • Debian
  • Fedora/CentOS/RHEL
  • Gentoo
  • Slackware (SlackBuild)
  • Ubuntu
  • Void Linux

So you should be able to install it using your favorite package manager.

FreeBSD

To install the binary package:

# pkg install py27-glances

To install Glances from ports:

# cd /usr/ports/sysutils/py-glances/
# make install clean

OS X

OS X users can install Glances using Homebrew or MacPorts.

Homebrew

$ brew install python
$ pip install glances

MacPorts

$ sudo port install glances

Windows

$ pip install glances

Source

To install Glances from source:

$ curl -L https://github.com/nicolargo/glances/archive/vX.Y.tar.gz -o glances-X.Y.tar.gz
$ tar -zxvf glances-*.tar.gz
$ cd glances-*
# python setup.py install

Note: Python headers are required to install psutil. For example, on Debian/Ubuntu you need to install first the python-dev package.

Puppet

You can install Glances using Puppet: https://github.com/rverchere/puppet-glances

Usage

For the standalone mode, just run:

$ glances

For the Web server mode, run:

$ glances -w

and enter the URL http://<ip>:61208 in your favorite web browser.

For the client/server mode, run:

$ glances -s

on the server side and run:

$ glances -c <ip>

on the client one.

You can also detect and display all Glances servers available on your network or defined in the configuration file:

$ glances --browser

and RTFM, always.

Documentation

For complete documentation see glances-doc.

If you have any question (after RTFM!), please post it on the official Q&A forum.

Gateway to other services

Glances can export stats to: CSV file, InfluxDB, StatsD and RabbitMQ server.

How to contribute ?

If you want to contribute to the Glances project, read this Wiki page.

There is also a chat dedicated to the Glances developers:

Author

Nicolas Hennion (@nicolargo) <nicolas@nicolargo.com>

License

LGPL. See COPYING for more details.

 
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