On this page we only point to some important and/or interesting external resources.

To learn about installing and using Munin -> Go to the Munin Guide. There we collect info and instruction about all the functionality that the current version of Munin officially supports. We highly appreciate contributions from Munin users to this guide ; if you do, please read Reference/Nomenclature and Preface/Conventions first.

Lectures /Presentations

Steve Schnepp held a short lecture about Munin at ​DebConf13. Discover some hints about how to scale with 2.0, and the 2.2 roadmap in the ​slides.



​Instant Munin Plugin Starter Bart ten Brinke has written a starter book dedicated mostly to plugin writing : ​Instant Munin Plugin Starter (ISBN 978-1849696746), published by ​Packt Publishing.

The book covers :

  • Configure a Munin master
  • Set up a Munin node
  • Install plugins
  • Monitoring hardware
  • Setting up the Munin master webserver
  • Writing a plugin in Bash and Perl
  • Finding plugins to monitor specifics in your network


Munin - Graphisches Netzwerk- und System-Monitoring Gabriele Pohl and Michael Renner have published an entire, thoroughly written book on Munin in German: Munin - Graphisches Netzwerk- und System-Monitoring (ISBN 978-3937514482), published by ​Open Source Press in cooperation with Linpro.

The ​TOC, in conjunction with Nikolai’s and Jimmy’s foreword and the books index pages are available online.

Third Party Articles / Documents

Installation / Configuration



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