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How to Benchmark a Linux VPS with UnixBench (CentOS)  Print this Article

Follow the steps below to install and run UnixBench, a comprehensive Linux benchmarking utility. 

This guide should be used with a CentOS 6 based VPS. 

First, log in to your VPS as the root user, or gain root privileges. Then execute the following commands: 

yum install -y gcc gcc-c++ make libXext-devel;yum groupinstall "Development Tools" -y
yum install -y libX11-devel mesa-libGL-devel perl-Time-HiRes
wget -c http://byte-unixbench.googlecode.com/files/unixbench-5.1.3.tgz
tar xvzf unixbench-5.1.3.tgz
cd unixbench-5.1.3;make
./Run

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