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Old 04-01-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
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Cool Looking for a System Monitor

I also us a Mac and on it I have a system monitor called Menu Meter that lives in the bar at the top of the screen next to the clock sorry I can't think of the name of the bar any way it shows two line graphs one for each core on the cpu and a pie chart for the ram and I like the know if any one knows of some thing like this for linux
Old 04-01-2009, 10:07 PM   #2
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System Monitor

If your running ubuntu, you can right click on the panel, select Add to Panel, and add the System Monitor Applet. I use it and it does the job quite nicely.
Old 04-01-2009, 10:13 PM   #3
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

gkrellm could be what you are looking for.

Last edited by Didier Spaier; 04-02-2009 at 03:14 PM. Reason: Typo
Old 04-02-2009, 06:31 AM   #4
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Also checkout screenlets. They look great and are very customizable.
Old 04-02-2009, 06:36 AM   #5
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You can right click on the task bar ( top bar ) & select network monitor, which monitors the network & system monitor, what u r looking for.

U will also find a lot more options in it.

Go ahead test all

happy linuxing



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