bwbar man page

bwbar — create a textual and graphical readout of current bandwidth usage

Synopsis

bwbar [ --input|-i ] [ --output|-o ] [ --directory|-d directory ] [ --text-file|-t file ] [ --png-file|-p file ] [ --interval|-t seconds ] [ --width|-x pixels ] [ --height|-y pixels ] [ --border|-b pixels ] [ --kbps|-k ] [ --Mbps|-M ] [ --Gbps|-G ] [ --help|-h ] interface max-Mbps

Description

This manual page briefly documents the bwbar program.

bwbar is a simple daemon which creatse a readout of current bandwidth usage, generally for inclusion on a webpage. The output appears in both a text file and a PNG format bargraph in the specified output directory, and is based on data gathered from the specified device and the specified maximum bandwidth.

Options

--input|-i
Measure the input bandwidth
--output|-o
Measure output bandwidth (default)
--directory|-d
Specify the output directory
--text-file|-f
Specify the name of the text-format ouput file (defaults to "ubar.txt")
--png-file|-p
Specify the name of the PNG-format output file (defaults to "ubar.png")
--interval|-t
Set the poll interval in seconds (defaults to 15 seconds)
--width|-x
Set the width of the graphical bar (defaults to 600 pixels)
--height|-y
Set the height of the graphical bar (defaults to 4 pixels)
--border|-b
Set the border width of the graphical bar (defaults to 1 pixel)
--kbps|-k
Set the units of bandwidth measure to kilobits/second
--Mbps|-M
Set the units of bandwidth measure to megabits/second (default)
--Gbps|-G
Set the units of bandwidth measure to gigabits/second
--Daemon|-D
Run as daemon
--help|-h
Online help

Author

bwbar was written by Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>.

This manual page was prepared by Nick Rusnov <nickrusnov@debian.org> for the Debian Project.

Info

Feb. 7, 2002 Bandwidth Bar