Ubuntu Install Vnstat Console Network Traffic Monitor

How do I install vnstat is a console-based network traffic monitor on Ubuntu to keep a log of the 5-minute interval, hourly, daily, monthly, and yearly network traffic for the selected interface?

In this guide, you will learn how to install vnstat on Ubuntu Linux version 16.04, 18.04, and 20.04 LTS based desktop or server. It is a free and open-source console-based network traffic monitor tool. It is not a packet sniffer. The vnStat can be used even without root permissions. Let us see how to set up vnstat on Ubuntu box.

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How to Install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04

Microsoft Teams is a communication platform used for Chat, Calling, Meetings, and Collaboration. Generally, it is used by companies and individuals working on projects. However, Microsoft Teams is available for macOS, Windows, and Linux operating systems available now.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 machine. By default, Microsoft Teams package is not available in the Ubuntu default repository. However we will show you 2 methods to install Teams by downloading the Debian package from their official website, or by adding the Microsoft repository.

Install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04

1./ Install Microsoft Teams using Debian installer file

01- First, navigate to teams app downloads page and grab the Debian binary installer. You can simply obtain the URL and pull the binary using wget;

$ VERSION=1.3.00.5153
$ wget https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/ms-teams/pool/main/t/teams/teams_${VERSION}_amd64.deb

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How to Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04

TeamViewer is a cross-platform, proprietary application that allows a user to remotely connect to a workstation, transfer files, and have online meetings. In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop through the command line.

Prerequisites

Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges.

Installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu

01- To install TeamViewer, first, download the TeamViewer .deb package. So, open the Terminal and run the following wget command.

$ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb

02- Once you have downloaded the TeamViewer‘s Debian package, execute the following command to install Teamviewer:

$ sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb

The system will prompt you with a [Y/n] option. Type ‘Y‘ and hit the enter key in order for to continue the installation.

03- Once the installation is done, you can launch TeamViewer either by typing the command teamviewer in your terminal or by clicking on the TeamViewer icon (Activities -> TeamViewer).

04- A pop-up License Agreement will be displayed. To proceed, click on the Accept License Agreement button.

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How to Install PgAdmin 4 on Ubuntu 20.04

pgAdmin is the leading graphical Open Source management, development and administration tool for PostgreSQL. pgAdmin4 is a rewrite of the popular pgAdmin3 management tool for the PostgreSQL database.

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to install pgAdmin4 in Server Mode as a web application using apache2 and Wsgi module on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

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How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

1./ Install Android Studio Using APT

Method 1./ Install Android Studio Using APT

1- We need to add official repository to the sources list. Therefore, type the below command to add the Android Studio repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-fonville/android-studio

02- Now let’s install Android studio and all the software dependencies as below.

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install android-studio

Method 2./ Install Android Studio Using snap

We can install using the snap tool. So, use the below command to install Android Studio:

$ sudo snap install android-studio --classic

2./ Starting Android Studio

01- You can start Android Studio either by typing the command android-studio in your terminal or by clicking on the Android Studio icon (Activities -> Android Studio).

How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

02- When you start Android Studio for the first time, a window like the following will appear asking you to import Android Studio settings from a previous installation. However, if you have a previous installation of Android Studio, simply browse to the configuration folder. If not, go with the default option which is Do not import settings.

How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

03- Click on the Next button, and you will be presented with a window to choose your type of setup you want for Android Studio. So, let’s choose Standard which will install the most common settings and options as below.

How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

04- Click Next and you’ll be taken to the following window to choose your UI theme:

How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

05- You’ll be taken to a window to verify your chosen settings. Simply click on Next. Finally, wait for the Wizard to download and install the required dependencies before you can start your first Android project

How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

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How to Install vnStat and vnStati to Monitor Network Traffic in Linux

VnStat is a console-based network traffic monitoring tool design for Linux and BSD. It will keep a log of the network traffic for selected network interfaces. To generate the logs, vnStat uses the information provided by the kernel.

In other words, it will not sniff the network traffic and will ensure the lite usage of the system resource. To use this software under Linux you will need at least version 2.2 of the kernel series.

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The latest version of vnStat 2.6 has been released on January 21, 2020, and includes several following features and fixes.

Features
  • Statistics remain available even after system reboots
  • Monitor multiple network interfaces at the same time
  • Multiple output options
  • Sort the data by hour, day, month, week or get the top 10 days
  • Generate png graphic of the output
  • Configure “Months” to follow up with different billing cycles you may have
  • Very light – consumes a really small portion of your system resources
  • Low CPU usage no matter how much traffic you generate
  • You don’t have to be root to use it
  • Select units dynamically (KB, MB, etc)
  • vnStati provides some new options like:
  • -nl / –nolegend (hides the rx/tx legend)
  • –altdate – use alternative date/time text location
  • –headertext – to customize the text in the image header.
  • You can generate output in image format.
  • Customizable options for content positioning and image background color to vnStat.cgi.
  • The interface bandwidth will be automatically detected.
  • Use JSON for output

In this article, we will show you how to install the vnStat and vnStati tool under Linux systems to monitor real-time network traffic.

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