Xymon | Gifs Are No Longer Animated

After recently updating Ubuntu and our packages I noticed the icons are now static and no longer animating. I corrected this by updating the attribute in xymonserver.cfg.

Let’s edit the config file:

sudo nano /etc/xymon/xymonserver.cfg

Find “XYMONSKIN=” and modify it to:


Save the file and restart the service.

sudo systemctl restart xymon.service

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Cory Fiala

Technology and outdoor enthusiast. Currently the sole systems administrator for a local K-12 school district with 800+ staff and 5,500+ students. I support windows servers, Linux systems (FreeBSD and Ubuntu), along with vSphere (4 node cluster). 60+ virtual machines and 8 physical servers. This doesn't include my personal homelab.

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