Is it possible, as an option, to ignore the gnome-system-monitor process itself from the gnome-system-monitor calculation (% cpu, etc.) ?
Is it possible, as an option, to ignore the gnome-system-monitor process itself from the
No. That would make all the figures inaccurate, wouldn't it? e.g. if
gnome-system-monitor was consuming 2% of CPU, so you only had 98% available, but excluding it showed that you had 100% available?
Try the Processes tab sorted by CPU usage.
Instead of looking at the processes tab, just open up a terminal and run
top. It will still appear in the list of processes but uses far fewer CPU cycles than the greedy