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I'm looking for an iStat equivalent for Ubuntu that can do the following:

  • show my current CPU usage in the top bar (preferably only 1 for my both cores combined)
  • show my current up- and download speed in the top bar
  • show my current RAM usage in the top bar
  • give more detailed information when one of the indicators is clicked
  • more important: show CPU and battery temperatures

I'm running the latest Ubuntu version and will always be.

Here is a screenshot of how it looks on my Mac: iStat on my Mac

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Please state what ubuntu version you are running. You should have a look at this question about what application indicators are available for Ubuntu… – stephenmyall Aug 1 '12 at 20:47
@StephenMyall I edited my question. I run 12.04 now and will update as soon as new versions are available. – Steven Roose Aug 2 '12 at 10:46

System Load Indicator seems to be what I was looking for.

It can be found in the Software Center as well.

I can show CPU usage, RAM usage and network speeds in the top bar. Only temperatures it cannot, but it already does a really good job doing these 3 things!

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