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What is netdata and how it looks?

netdata is a system for distributed real-time performance and health monitoring. It provides unparalleled insights, in real-time, of everything happening on the system it runs (including applications such as web and database servers), using modern interactive web dashboards.

How it looks:

Here is also live demo:

Downloading netdata

Login to SSH and write there these commands (you can also copy&paste them)

opkg update
opkg install netdata

Running netdata

You can manually startup netdata with this command

/etc/init.d/netdata start

Now you should see it running on

(that's default local IP address of your router. If you changed it, adapt the IP in your URL)

To run netdata automatically after reboot you have to enable the service.

/etc/init.d/netdata enable

Removing netdata

If you don't want netdata anymore then you need to write (or copy&paste) this command and it will take care of it.

opkg remove netdata

Do you know how to improve netdata? Share your thoughts on their github. They use it also as forum, which is very unique on github. If you don't want to create issue or share your feedback publicly, you can contact by private message developer of netdata - ktsaou on our forum.

Somebody already created thread on forum for sharing thoughts between users, who owns Turris and use netdata: Monitoring Omnia with NetData

Author of this article is: Pepe