where is network transmission data in OS 11.2

Is there a place where network transmission,especially internet connection wise transmission data is stored?

When smppd used to control network connections in earlier versions,there used to be a central log of network transmission.Where is this data kept now that Network Manager manages internet connections?

are you thinking of a log of commands to/from the modem and its
negotiations with the distant end to set up the link?

or, are you thinking of a log of the entire string passing in/out
through the serial port?


Let’s go a step back. Pls describe your problem you want to solve. That will help us to understand your problem and help you to get it fixed :wink:

Thanks fram,palladium.

I know network connection/disconnection info is in /var/log/NetworkManager file.But I want the amount of data in/out for a specific period.

In OS 11.1,if one had knemo running in systray,one could see that data.In OS 11.2,this is outside systray.May have the same functionality,but looks different.But there must be a central reposiory of this data.

I want to check this data for the last 15 days when I did not have this widget running.To tackle an unusually high phone bill!

I know of tools like netstat,but it will not give past data.

find ~/.kde4/ -iname "*knemo*"

In OS 11.1,if one had knemo running in systray,one could see that data.In OS 11.2,this is outside systray

I have no idea, what you’re talking about, knemo behaves exactly the same way on 11.1 and 11.2 (on KDE 4).

Why should there be any difference? It’s the same application under the same desktop environment.

(i’m not going to be able to answer your question, but i think i’m
asking questions which will reveal the info the real guru can use to
answer…or, maybe give you a trail you can follow to self-find the

ok, i conclude from you last post that you are connected via dialup,
correct? and i think we need to know if you are using KDE or GNOME
(because i think if you use KDE their might be useful logs generated
by kppp which is the dialer which is used to connect to your ISP, and
if Gnome then [something else, i don’t know what]…)

unfortunately i do not believe either of those, or any dialer log will
give more than connect and disconnect time and/or duration (if
that)…but, i could (easily) be wrong…

while waiting for the right guru to happen along, i’d suggest you use
google to try to find a kppp forum, or maybe a KDE (or Gnome)
applications forum and ask there…(yours is not actually an openSUSE

or, better yet, see if you can’t find user documentation for kppp and
see if it addresses your need…

you might try using ‘find’ or ‘locate’ to seek out kppp.log (i do NOT
know if that is what it is actually named)

if i knew the answer, i’d give it, but i don’t…sorry…

ps: unusually high phone bills are normally the result of adolescent
boys (any of those around?) making calls they can’t resist…which are
routed though foreign countries who collect a heavy toll for the
site’s moneybags…good luck!


I guess there is a difference.knemo used to be in systray in kde 4.3,now in kde 4.4.1,it stays outside of systray.And if the settings are any indication,lot of things are gone from there.

Thanks.I am not adolescent.But just that I might have crossed my bandwidth limit or may be the bill is erroneous!That is what I want to find out.
I use NM and no dialer.
don’t take my ‘puzzled penguin’ status too seriously

ok, i don’t use the web interface so couldn’t see your ‘puzzled
penguin’ status, nor did i assume you were an adolescent–as far as i
know you are an OLD person with two (12 and 14 year old) grandsons
having access to your machine after you go to bed at nine, like all
old people!!

next, i have NO idea how “NM” connects you to your ISP but you said
“unusually high phone bill” which to me means a dial up connection…

if you have a dial up connection then you probably are using kppp, if
not, be advised that my crystal ball is out for repairs and i’ll now
back out of this thread…because i know of no log which records
network usage without being set up by the user to do so…AND launched…