How to Install cState on Linux Mint Latest

cState is an open-source server monitoring tool that provides a simple and easy-to-use web interface for real-time monitoring of your servers. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install cState on Linux Mint latest version.

Prerequisites

Before continuing with this guide, it is assumed that you have:

Step 1: Install Python3, Git and Pip

cState requires Python 3 to be installed on your system. To install Python3, you can use the following command:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python3

Next, we need to install git and pip package manager, which are needed to download and install cState. You can do this with the following command:

sudo apt-get install git python3-pip

Step 2: Install cState

To install cState on your Linux Mint system, execute the following commands:

git clone https://github.com/cstate/cstate.git
cd ./cstate
sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt

Step 3: Running cState

To start cState with your preferred configuration, run the following command:

sudo python3 ./cstate.py

By default, cState will listen on port 8000. You can verify that it is running by opening a web browser and navigating to http://your_server_ip:8000.

Step 4: Configure cState

To customize your cState installation, create a config.yml file in the cstate directory, and add the desired settings. You can find a sample configuration file in the cstate folder, named config.sample.yml.

You can also customize cState's runtime settings by editing the settings.py file. For example, to change the listening port to 8080, edit the following line:

PORT = 8000

to:

PORT = 8080

Conclusion

You have successfully installed and configured cState on your Linux Mint system! With cState, you can monitor your servers in real-time, and quickly detect any issues that may arise.

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