Output Glances onto a headless server

So you have a headless Ubuntu server, but it does have a screen? How do you output Glances to the screen without connecting a keyboard?



First wake the screen up

sudo sh -c 'echo -ne "\033[9;0]" >/dev/tty0'

and now send Glances to it

sudo sh -c 'glances > /dev/tty0'

Drop this inside a screen and it will keep running when you disconnect.
Output Glances onto a headless server Output Glances onto a headless server Reviewed by Johan Els on April 06, 2017 Rating: 5

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