Ubuntu has a considerable number of tools available in it’s package libraries. One of which is the ganglia gmond monitoring tool on your computer. To install gmond on ubuntu you will need to utilize the “apt-get” command:
apt-get install ganglia-monitor
Verify the gmond installation works by restarting the process
Also, if you have a filrewall on the host you may want to open the default port on ganglia which is typically port 8649. And don’t forget to restart your iptables.
Gmond is a fantastic way to get and visualize real-time performance metrics on your system. From these metrics one can debug any potential problems.