[smokeping-users] Possible to change image type / quality?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Oct 8 07:45:31 CEST 2008

Hi David,

rrdtool images are as small as they get with this kind of
technology. What you could do, if you were using rrdtool 1.3, is to
disable all anti-aliasing (fonts and graph) this should cause the
graphs to get quite a bit smaller.


Today David Tomic wrote:

> Hi all ...
> I'm just wondering whether it's possible to change the file type /
> compression that's used to generate the graph images?
> My Smokeping setup is growing larger and larger, and the [combined] size
> of the images is starting to become a problem in some of the sections.
> Obviously when I'm connecting over the LAN this isn't a problem, but
> whenever I need to use a remote connection I can definitely feel that
> it's a lot slower.  [The server is just running on my home DSL line, so
> it's not a particularly fast connection.]
> I really don't want to make the graphs physically smaller [IE - less
> pixels], so I'm actually hoping that I can just change the file type /
> quality and end up with some smaller images that way?
> Any ideas?
> Regards,
> --David
> PS - Yes, I've already split the graphs into different sections to
> reduce the number that are displayed on any one page.
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