As stated above, is there a command to open system monitor?
GNOME System Monitor
Run the system monitor from Terminal by typing:
Alternatively, run this command by pressing ALT+F2 (or Super, also known as "Windows key") and typing
You can add a custom keyboard command using the following steps:
- Go to System Settings
- Click Keyboard
- Open the Shortcuts tab
- Click the "+" symbol near the bottom of the window
- Give your command a title. E.g. System Monitor
- In the Command field, enter
- Click Apply
- Click Disabled on your newly created shortcut
- Enter the key combination you want for your shortcut. E.g. Ctrl+Alt+M
Note: on Ubuntu 14.10, Ctrl+Alt+Del is already in use, but can be overridden.
You can create a Keyboard Shortcut to easily open System Monitor.
Type Keyboard in Unity Dash, this will open Keyboard Settings. Click on Shortcuts, select Custom Shortcuts, click on add button. This will open a window.
Type any Name System Monitor and Command
Now click on disabled and choose any Keyboard shortcut like Alt+E. This will easily open System Monitor when you press Alt+E.