May I know what are the system monitor applications available in Ubuntu (GUI/CLI)?
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ndicator-SysMonitor Indicator-SysMonitor does a little, but does it well. Once installed and run, it displays CPU and RAM usage on your top panel. Simple.
Download from here
One of my personal favourites
Screenlet you’ll find a bunch of differently styled CPU and RAM monitors included in the screenlets-all package available in the Ubuntu Software Center.
sudo apt-get install python-pip build-essential python-dev sudo pip install Glances sudo pip install PySensors
Displays information about CPU, memory, processes, etc.
This command line tool will display statistics about your CPU, I/O information for your hard disk partitions, Network File System (NFS), etc. To install iostat, run this command:
sudo apt-get install sysstat
To start the report, run this command:
To check only CPU statistics, use this command:
For more parameters, use this command:
The mpstat command line utility will display average CPU usage per processor. To run it, use simply this command:
For CPU usage per processor, use this command:
mpstat -P ALL
Saidar also allows to monitor system device activities via the command line.
You can install is with this command:
sudo apt-get install saidar
To start monitoring, run this command:
saidar -c -d 1
Stats will be refreshed every second.
GKrellM is a customizable widget with various themes that displays on your desktop system device information (CPU, temperature, memory, network, etc.).
To install GKrellM, run this command:
sudo apt-get install gkrellm
Monitorix is another application with a web-based user interface for monitoring system devices.
Install it with these commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install monitorix
Start Monitorix via this URL:
You also have iotop to monitor I/O
Run it as,
- Gnome System monitor
This is default in every Ubuntu installation. Just type as monitor in Unity dash and it will list you.
2 . top
This is a CLI tool , Open your terminal and and type top and you can view it.
3 . htop
This is not default one . you have to install it by using
sudo apt-get install htop
4 . nmon
This is also not default one. You have to install it manually with
sudo apt-get install nmon
hope that helps.