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   opengl      0.7.0.pre1
   opengl      0.7.0.pre1
   net-ssh    1.1.2
   net-ssh    1.1.2
Installation instructions (Ubuntu/Debian):
  sudo apt-get install rubygems rake ruby1.8-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libglu1-mesa-dev libglut3-dev build-essential
  sudo gem install net-ssh opengl --pre -r
Installation instructions (Mandriva/RedHat):
  sudo urpmi ruby ruby-devel ruby-RubyGems ruby-rake
  sudo urpmi libmesagl1-devel libmesaglut3-devel ruby-rbogl
  sudo gem install net-ssh opengl --pre -r
Installation instructions (Mac OS/X):
  <install ruby & rubygems>
  sudo gem install net-ssh opengl --pre file-tail -r
Installation instructions (Windows):
  One-click Ruby installer from http://rubyforge.org/projects/rubyinstaller/
  Start RubyGems/RubyGems Package Manager
  gem install net-ssh opengl --pre
  (Make sure you've got accelerated OpenGL installed for your graphics card. Some drivers
  shipped with your version of Windows do not include this, and it can be installed by
  getting the latest drivers from your graphics card vendor)
|Last review by=Craig Hutchinson
|Last review by=Craig Hutchinson
|Last review date=2018/08/01
|Last review date=2018/08/01

Revision as of 15:43, 31 July 2018



Real-time visualization of server traffic, events and statistics with SSH and OpenGL

This is a candidate for deletion: Links broken. No archive.org entry. No maintainer response. Poppy-one (talk) 12:37, 5 August 2018 (EDT)

View real-time data and statistics from any logfile on any server with SSH, in an intuitive and entertaining way. FEATURES

  • Real-Time
  • Multiple logfiles on multiple servers
  • Configurable layout
  • Multiple logfile parsers: (Apache Combined, Rails, IIS, Postfix/spamd/clamd, Nginx, Squid, PostgreSQL, PureFTPD, MySQL, TShark, qmail/vmpop3d)
  • Custom events
  • Show rate, total or average
  • If you can 'tail' it, you can visualize it
  • Written in Ruby using net-ssh & ruby-opengl



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Kelly Hopkins

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14 November 2008

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Erlend Simonsen Maintainer

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