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How to assess user activity in Linux
If you’re managing a Linux server, you'll want to have a selection of commands that you can use to check user activity. This article examines some helpful commands that Linux server admins can use to view user activity.
If you’re managing a Linux server, it’s good to be ready with a number of commands that you can use to check user activity – when your users are logging in and how often, what groups they belong to, how much disk space they’re consuming, what command they're running, how much disk space they're occupying, if they’re reading their mail and more.
In this post, we'll look at a number of commands that can help you understand who your user are and how they work.