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Install bandwidth monitor linux

Link to the download area on SourceForge: Download BandwidthD

[root@planetmy]# tar xvfz bandwidthd-2.0.1.tgz

[root@planetmy]# cd bandwidthd

Configure and install the Bandwidthd source:

[root@planetmy]# ./configure && make install

Please make sure you have:
 libpcap from
 libpng from
 libgd from


# yum install libbap Or # apt-get install libcap

# yum install libpng Or # apt-get install libpng

# yum install apache Or # apt-get install apache2

Edit /usr/local/bandwidthd/etc/bandwidthd.conf

to suit your network environment. …..

Save your config and start bandwidthd using /usr/local/bandwidthd/bandwidthd.

Point your Apache Virtual Host to
 /usr/local/bandwidthd/htdocs for browse
 the bandwidthd graph

Alias /bandwidthd “/usr/local/bandwidthd/htdocs”
 <Directory “/usr/local/bandwidthd/htdocs”>
 Order Allow,Deny
 Allow from All

Save your work and restart apache. Next open your brow…

How to reset the MySQL root password

How to reset the mysql root password on Linux.

Stop the mysql server:-
/etc/init.d/mysql stop

Start the mysql server manually without permission tables which allows us to login as root user without password:
 mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &

Login into mysql as root user without a password and switch to the “mysql” database:
mysql -u root mysql
Then execute this SQL query to set a new password for the mysql root user:
update user set Password=PASSWORD('mynewpassword') WHERE User='root';
(Replace “mynewpassword” with the new root password in the above command).

Then logout from the mysql prompt by typing:

Start the mysql server again:-
/etc/init.d/mysql start