System monitor is GUI utility that monitors system behavior.

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How to record chrome cpu and memory usage

Is it possible to record google-chromes cpu and ram usage?? with terminal or other software that will do the same task ?? Thank you in advance
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What are the different parts of the system monitor, and what do they all do?

I know that there are the 3 tabs at the top, and there is the preferences menu, but what can each of these sections mean? What is Control Group, and why is it blank? There are a lot of fields that I ...
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Different Sources are reporting different CPU usage levels when system is idle, how can I determine which is accurate?

Sorry if this is a repost, my Google searches didn't turn up anything with an applicable solution to my issue, the closest I got was this one When I posted my stats for the same question I was told ...
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nagios NRPE CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds

Getting following error on nagios server root@VMb:/usr/local/nagios/libexec# ./check_nrpe -H 54.255.1.99 -n CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds.
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nagios nrpe dameon check_nrpe plugin missing

I installed nagios nrpe on a remote machine from Ubuntu repository sudo apt-get install nagios-nrpe-server , and plugins with: sudo apt-get install nagios-plugins-basic nagios-plugins ...
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How do I stop system monitor from being transparent?

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and system monitor isn't working properly. I cannot resize the window and the white background/transparent is missing when I go the the Resources tab.
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Network Monitoring System

I'm looking for a network monitoring system with these requirements. So far we tested Icinga but it didn't work well on our 32 inch: Freeware/GPL Monitor Linux/Windows Good for 32 inch display ...
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Proccessor is busy all the time

I don't really remember when the laptop first started to experienced this problem but the problem is when I open my laptop, I don't know how or why, it is like the laptop is starting to make a dozens ...
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In Consistent RAM reports

"System Monitor" tells me i am using 1.3GB of 2.9GB at 42.8% "atop" tells me i am have 174.8M Free "top" tells me i have 3072772 total, 2894424 used, 178348 free 3072772KB = 2.93042373657227GB ...
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Software suddenly not starting, doesn't show up in System Monitor

Specifically, I'm trying to get RStudio to work on Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday it was working fine, but now when I either click or try to start it from terminal, exactly nothing happens. The prompt ...
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How do I print the Processes data from gnome-system-monitor?

I would like to print a list of active processes. I have no idea how to do so. Can you offer suggestions? An alternative could be a routine that logs processes so I can print from the log file. I ...
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what are the system monitor applications avaliable? [closed]

May I know what are the system monitor applications available in Ubuntu (GUI/CLI)?
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How can System Monitor display disk io?

I can't imagine this is not possible.... but I can't figure out where to enable it. can't system monitor (gnome-system-monitor) display disk io?
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Swap not available [duplicate]

When I open System Monitor and click Resources, the chart has swap at 0% and says "Swap not available". I was triple booting on my computer, but I removed one of the distros, so that probably has a ...
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monitor and permit or disallow internet traffic

I've seen something similar to the following: When a program requests a resource from the internet, I get an alert of the contents of this , and whether to allow or disallow it .. I could see the ...
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Syspeek for Ubuntu 13.10

I've used syspeek since 12.04. It's a nice little tool that monitors system stats, like memory usage and processing usage, very neatly. My version of syspeek broke when I updated to 13.10 and I was ...
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How can I add the current CPU usage to my menu bar as a percentage?

I'm used to OS X and I use MenuMeters in my menu bar to monitor CPU usage as a percentage and memory as used/free totals. I really want to add this functionality in Ubuntu as I'm using it for ...
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System Monitor only displays one type of incoming/outgoing traffic

Somehow my system monitor is not set to display all ppp traffic but is limited to a single incoming/outgoing channel. For instance if it is set for wlan traffic I need to reset it if I use USB modem ...
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Display PID(Process id) on application title bar

I am using eclipse IDE for application development. Some times this IDE will not respond and I need to kill this by opening gnome-system-monitor and pressing End process button. I know that we can ...
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Is there a command to open system monitor?

As stated above, is there a command to open system monitor? Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
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What does the “nice” value mean in CPU utilization statistics

I am relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have attached the system monitor to the bar (the upper bar of the screen) and opened the preference to configure this gadget. On the processor tab I see that ...
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How can ending process introduce security risk?

I get this message when ending tasks in System Monitor: I understand ending processes will remove data in memory and break its current session, but how can ending a process create a security risk?? ...
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Where is the config file for the system monitor tool?

Somehow I managed to set the update interval to 0 in the system monitor tool config dialog. Now the tool "hangs" when I try to change configuration. It seems appropriate to just wipe the config file. ...
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Why is System Monitor not starting?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 Live disc system and for some reason I can't start the System Monitor at the moment. I know it worked before, some five days ago, and since this is a Live disc system there's no ...
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“/proc/net/dev” contains all zeroes

On my Ubuntu 13.10 desktop, the /proc/net/dev file contains only zeroes for all interfaces other than lo, despite having a working connection. This seems to lead most bandwidth monitoring tools to ...
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Mousetweaks hogging resources

Opening system monitor, mousetweaks is using between 2% and 8% of my CPU's resources. This is a nice program but I need it to use less resources, or I'll un-install it. Except for nautilus, Chromium, ...
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Conky Graphs Out of the Graph Border

I'm having a strange issue with Conky.. It's hard to explain but basically the graphs are moving outside of their border. My '.conkyrc' can be found here: http://pastebin.com/nWPVjKJB Does anyone ...
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Give a programm an unconstrained amount of RAM

I am running a Linux application, not WINE. How can I find out if it has any memory constraints, if any at all? If it does have memory constraints how can I increase it? I have 12GB of system RAM. ...
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Weird System performance

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04. My CPU seems to be going from 70 to 30 every 5 seconds or so. Same for the wireless. Weird stuff going on
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Determine how long the server was off, when it off and when it back on

Is there an application i can install on my server so as to know (be notified ) that server has gone off and for how long it was off and also know the time it went on again. Am trying nagios but cant ...
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System monitor network speed monitor not working for LAN but works for my Wi-fi

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10. I generally use wi-fi to connect to the internet. But Yesterday my wi-fi router occurred some problem and now it's out for warranty. So temporarily I'm using LAN. System monitor ...
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Run multiple instances of gnome-system-monitor

Is there any way to run multiple instances of gnome-system-monitor (System Monitor)? I often find myself needing to use it in multiple sessions (physical and remote) on the same machine, and I'd ...
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Is it possible to change ubuntu skin color?

Can we change the Ubuntu skin color to any other colors like silver. What i mean to say is the default Ubuntu color is Magento (one kind of pink color), i want to change the Ubuntu skin color to any ...
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How to find out which python script is using resources?

Can someone tell me how to find out which python script is using lots of system resources? I can see with the 'top' command that a process called "python" is always near the top of the list. 2603 ...
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Mem vs cache in system monitor?

In the above menu, what does the difference between Mem and cache? Are they both use memory from my RAM? Which program use cache?
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System Monitor and free don't say the same

I use System Monitor to check free RAM: But free don't say the same: tuankiet65@UbuntuPC:~$ free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 8092368 ...
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Is this normal CPU/Memory usage for a system that runs nothing but Ubuntu as they start up?

Is this the expected CPU/Memory usage for a pure 13.04 64bit system? I run nothing more than Ubuntu as they are at the moment of the screenshot. ps faux output: pastebin
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Does Process Priority have Defined classes..?

I am searching for an document or related to Processes Priority levels. In Linux, related documentation does not talk about priority levels or Priority classes. It only provides the range of nice ...
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Any tool that displays CPU core utilization? [duplicate]

I like the way System Monitor on Ubuntu displays the usage of different cores on the CPU. I write multi-threaded applications and it is useful for me to see how many cores are being occupied, for how ...
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System Monitor > System tab missing in Ubuntu 13.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 in April, but just today I observed that System tab is missing from System Monitor. I searched on internet and I didn't find too much about this fact. Did they removed it or ...
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Is it possible to direct system monitor output to a file?

I want to save to a text file the CPU and memory usage real-time info displayed in Gnome System Monitor 3.6. Does anybody know if this is possible? If so, how can it be done? If it's not possible with ...
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System moniter incorectly shows CPU constantly on 100%,

Running absolutely nothing, my system monitor states that all four cores of my AMD Phenom II 945 are at 100%, although no individual process can be traced to cause this. At most, Firefox takes 4% of ...
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How do I change the priority of a process/program

I would like to be able to change the priority of the SuperTuxKart process to a higher one so that it will run with less lag. It is quite easy to do on Windows (you just need the administrator ...
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Add a feature like one in Windows task manager?

I really like the System monitor in Ubuntu but there is one feature that I am missing that is in Windows Task manager. In addition to showing the processes Windows task manager also has a tab that ...
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System Monitor disagrees with 'free -m' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System monitor (panel) shows the wrong amount of used ram When I start up my computer, free -m says I have about 1800MB allocated and 150MB free. In System Monitor, it ...
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Downloading files

I'm about to download the program glances made at http://nicolargo.github.com/glances/ to monitor my computer. it offers a .zip file and a .tar.gz file. which file type is more compatible with ubuntu? ...
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Problems booting because the HDD is full. How can I get stuff off my hard drive?

I have used up all the space on my hard drive and when starting up the computer says the only option I have is to start up in basic graphics mode. On the screen it then says stopping system v runlevel ...
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Can I view Nvidia GPU usage?

I know that I can view CPU usage using System Monitor: Is there such a tool for viewing GPU usage, as well?
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Is there a cpu frequency monitor on ubuntu 12.10

So I was wondering if there Is a ,,system monitor" program that measures cpu frequency on ubuntu ??? like windows 8 has in ,,task manager" or ,,cpu-z" Thank you in advanced
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Cant change niceness even after editing limits.conf

so what i did: in the terminal i typed: sudo su (used pass) then typed: nano /etc/security/limits.conf went to bottom and added: USER - nice -20 (with my ...