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Config provisioning & management
- Ansible - open-source software provisioning, config management, and app-deployment tool.
- Timeshift - System restore tool for Linux.
- HashBackup - encrypted, deduplicated, compressed backups.
- DejaDup - Simple backup tool.
- Bench-scripts - A compilation of Linux server benchmarking scripts.
- YABS - a simple bash script to estimate Linux server performance.
- rootkit hunter - Checks for root kits and removes them.
- fail2ban - Daemon to ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors.
- ConfigServer Firewall - free firewall and login failure detection for multiple Linux distros.
- atop - System and process monitor for Linux.
- btop - A monitor of resources.
- Cockpit - Cockpit is a web-based graphical interface for servers.
- Glances - A top/htop alternative for Linux, BSD, Mac and Windows.
- Cacti - Web-based network monitoring and graphing tool.
- check_mk - Collection of extensions for Nagios.
- Monit - Small Open Source utility for managing and monitoring Unix systems.
- Munin - Networked resource monitoring tool.
- Nagios - Computer system, network and infrastructure monitoring software application.
- Zabbix - Enterprise-class software for monitoring of networks and applications.
- micro - A modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor.
- Awesome-sysadmin - A curated list of amazingly awesome open source sysadmin resources.
- Openvpn-install - OpenVPN installer.
- Goaccess - real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer via web browser.
- Matomo - free, open source alternative to Google Analytics.
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