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How to Install UnixBench on Debian/Ubuntu Server

UnixBench is a very useful utility for benchmarking Linux systems, and creating reports for recording and comparison to other systems. To install UnixBench, access your system as root, and run the following commands: apt-get install build-essential libx11-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libxext-dev wget http://byte-unixbench.googlecode.com/files/UnixBench5.1.3.tgz tar xvfz UnixBench5.1.3.tgz cd UnixBench ./Run

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How to Install htop on CentOS Linux Server via SSH (RHEL)

To install htop, a command line “interactive process viewer” for Linux that is much like the top utility, follow the steps below: Log in to your server via SSH. Run the following command by copying and pasting the entire command into 1 entry in the terminal: wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm;rpm -Uhv rpmforge-release*.rf.x86_64.rpm;yum install -y htop via RedArray Knowledgebase: How to Install […]

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What is CPU (processor), and how does it affect a dedicated server?

The CPU, or processor (central processing unit), is one of the most critical components of a server. It is responsible for handling all processing tasks, and delegating requests for resources between RAM, storage devices, and other parts of the system. The performance of a dedicated server is often directly related to the power of the […]

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