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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 http://www.tcpdump.org/
 libpng from http://www.libpng.org/
 libgd from http://www.boutell.com/gd/

Or

# 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
 </Directory>



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:
exit

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