Sinthgunt – an easy frontend for ffmpeg

Introduction
For a while my good friend Kåre Hartvig Jensen and I have been coding on a project called sinthgunt. Sintgunt started out as a python pet-project for the two of us to learn creating GUI’s using python-gtk. As it is almost always the case development is very fast in python and quickly we had created something useful. In fact we found it so useful that we believe others would benefit from our work and hence we published the code on www.sinthgunt.org
sinthgunt-100
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Server monitoring with Munin

Introduction
On a daily basis I monitor servers and local computers with gkrellm, see www.tjansson.dk/?p=51. This is a great tool to stay current with the work load, disk usage and network activity on computers, but I wanted something to show me the same graphs even when I was not at the computer.
gkrellm

Munin
In contrast to gkrellm munin monitors servers 24/7 and saves and updates the graphs to webpage running on the munin server. As an example the following picture is the memory load on my server:
munin-memory

Check out http://munin.ping.uio.no/ for an example of munin monitoring several severs.
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