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Visualizing system performance data

Terminal - Visualizing system performance data
(echo "set terminal png;plot '-' u 1:2 t 'cpu' w linespoints;"; sudo vmstat 2 10 | awk 'NR > 2 {print NR, $13}') | gnuplot > plot.png
2009-09-23 16:40:13
User: syssyphus
Functions: awk echo sudo vmstat
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Visualizing system performance data

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Terminal - Alternatives
vmstat 2 10 | awk 'NR > 2 {print NR, $13}' | gnuplot -e "set terminal png;set output 'v.png';plot '-' u 1:2 t 'cpu' w linespoints;"
2009-09-23 07:19:47
User: Sunng
Functions: awk vmstat
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draw `vmstat ` data using gnuplot

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Your command is appreciated, especially for those who use gnuplot 4.2.4

Comment by Sunng 262 weeks ago

which version does your command work with? I could not get it to work with 4.2.4. I see that the latest is 4.2.5, is that what you are using?

Comment by syssyphus 261 weeks and 6 days ago

yes, since gnuplot 4.2.5, the -e option is introduced in...

Comment by Sunng 260 weeks and 2 days ago

oh, well that stinks, then your command is just fine, i bet people voted you down because they were running 4.2.4 or earlier, if you want i will delete my command, lemme know.

Comment by syssyphus 260 weeks and 2 days ago

oh, you don't have to. I know many people still running gnuplot 4.2.4 on thier ubuntu jaunty. Your command will be helpful and appreciated for them.

Comment by Sunng 259 weeks and 2 days ago

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