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Questions tagged [system-monitor]

System monitor is GUI utility that monitors system behavior.

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Is it normal that GPU does not show up in System Monitor? Ubuntu 18.04.1 Desktop

I installed the relevant drivers but was surprised to see that I could not monitor my GPU. I even installed nvidia-smi, but no luck. I do think that the GPU is working correctly, so why doesn't it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server Glances Installation

Did any one know how install Glances on fresh Server 18.04.1 LTS. Actually I can't find it on repo and I can't add it from outside repo. On Ubuntu 18.04 it's no problem to find and install it.
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Why is Gnome System Monitor on 18.04 installed as a snap by default?

This question arises from this bug report I made: https://github.com/paradoxxxzero/gnome-shell-system-monitor-applet/issues/474 I don't understand why these applications are installed as snaps, but ...
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Why is the same deivce listed multiple times in the Gnome system-monitor? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Sandisk 16 GB flash drive. The Gnome system-monitor is listing the same device multiple times with different directories. Can this be configured to show the device once ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 problem with opening gnoem-system-monitor

I have one problem with gnome-system-monitor. Consol output is: $ gnome-system-monitor Gtk-Message: 22:05:03.324: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" Gtk-Message: 22:05:03.325: ...
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Missing disk IO stats at gnome-system-monitor

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, just plain/default ext4 installation (updated/upgraded). I can see stats from command line with iostat. Like on gnome-system-monitor screenshot: system monitor only displays ...
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Clicking on the system monitor button does not work anymore from one day to the next (Ubuntu 18.04)

My taskbar on the left side displays the system monitor symbol. By just clicking on it, I was able to open it. But suddenly, it stopped working. I clicked on it and Ubuntu seemed to load and open the ...
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System Monitor does not launch

My PC has Ubuntu 18.04 installed. It does not want to launch the System Monitor. This seems to be an OS related issue. I have launched it before and it worked fine. Possibly due to some updates it ...
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Processes in the System Monitor Disappear When I Move my Cursor

I'm trying to look at all my processes in the system monitor, but it's only showing the root processes for any applications I have open, like firefox and spotify. The rest of the processes appear ...
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Can I show icons in System Monitor on Ubntu 18.04?

Without icon is usable, but having icons makes it easier to be distinguished. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.
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Bracket.io issues + System Monitor issue

Just like the title says. I included pictures regarding the issues I am having. I am a Win 10 user, but I am in love with Ubuntu, but these problems are making me uncomfortable especially with a new ...
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Transparent System Monitor Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and the System Monitor app shows transparent and I have to put it on a dark background to actually see the info. ALso the window does not have borders. What can it be? ...
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Communitheme Transparent Windows on Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed communitheme. It gives smoother and faster experience. However, I am facing the following issue with System Monitor window. The window is completely transparent. is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu system monitor columns explain?

Can anybody explain Ubuntu system monitor columns? Disk read, disk write, disk read total, disk write total?
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Is it possible to extend the System Monitor graphing capabilities? [duplicate]

I like the graphs provided by Ubuntu's System Monitor. I was wondering whether the graphing library could be used with arbitrary data. Particularly, I'm interested in extending the network graph.
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Is this a bug in the 'file systems' of 'gnome-system monitor' ? shows so many drives while i have just two [duplicate]

i dont know what a 'squash' is, is this a new feature or a bug? should i report this?
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Custom shortcut Ctrl + Shift + Esc doesn't fire the event

For some reason my custom shortcut for the System Monitor that I created according to this instruction does not work. Is there a default shortcut for System Monitor? When I press it, it just does ...
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About RAM. What is virtual memory, memory, resident memory, shared memory?

I must check app's ram usage. And I want know mean values virtual memory, memory, resident memory, shared memory. Which of this values is RAM usage? How to check max ram usage by proccess in logest ...
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One CPU at 100% at all times

For some reason one of my CPUs is always at 100% usage. Can anyone tell what the problem is from the pictures? Thanks
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Is there any Widget that can show my CPU and other performances live?

I am ubuntu user currently working on Image Processing Project, I need to have a constant look at my CPU and Ram usage which is shown in system monitor very clearly but I have to switch between system ...
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GNOME system monitor and top showing different CPU usage

When I play a movie with SMPlayer (video:mpv) and I check my CPU usage with GNOME system monitor, it shows %4 or %5 CPU usage (1 second update interval), but htop shows %45 CPU usage: top shows the ...
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Is there an alternative to CoreTemp on windows [duplicate]

I love having my cpu temperatures on constant live display on windows 7, I would like to know if there is a way to get an extremely similar experience as CoreTemp on windows gives you, (Temperatures ...
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Can't set ctrl + alt + del to open gnome system monitor in Ubuntu 17.10

When ever I try to set a new shortcut using gnome settings to open the system monitor with ctrl+alt+del (which I used to be able to do in previous versions), Ubuntu becomes unresponsive and there is ...
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System Monitor: can't see anything aside from process name

System Monitor is behaving very strangely: Process Name takes up the entire width of the app: If I uncheck Process Name after right clicking, only then can I see everything else...but then I can't ...
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How do I get dropbox working in Ubuntu 16.04 while running in a virtualbox?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 in a Virtualbox5, where the host is a windows10 environment. I installed Dropbox in order to share files. After booting dropbox, it crashed and told me to restart Nautilus. ...
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Zotero, Firefox, Libreoffice are not responding/ not opening after update, but

After upgarding to Ubuntu 17.10 on my desktop (AMD A10 7850k-Asus A88X-Pro), I installed recently zotero (version 5.0.23) and for a few days it was working fine. But after a routine software update ...
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Equivalent of real-time disk usage feature of “Task Manager” for Windows?

What is the window screen to reach to the hard disk usage percentage per second on Ubuntu? In windows, I just go to task manager and under the "Tasks" tab; there is CPU, memory, "disk" and network. (...
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Electron `chrome --type=renderer --field-trial-handle=…` won't shut down, eats up Memory

I am trying to build an app with electron. When I do this, however, it appears that several chrome processes are created that don't shut down after closing electron. These processes eat up a lot of ...
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Replacement for system monitor applet for 17.10

When using 17.04 I used the system monitor applet to provide at a glance monitoring. CPU, Memory, Network etc When I upgraded to 17.10 this applet became unusable as it was far too small to be ...
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16.04 Character Monitor equivalent of GUI System-Monitor

At the console in the GUI it is easy to pull up the System monitor to see CPU load, Memory usage, and Network utilization. As I mention in this answer: System Monitor doesn't accurately show ...
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How do I kill redshift?

I have installed redshift using apt-get. I started it up in a terminal window, and then accidentally killed the terminal. Redshift did not stop running itself. My screen is most certainly still under ...
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Does running top and/or gnome-system monitor slow down your computer?

In a computer with multiple monitors, is there any harm in or reason not to keep a terminal with top or gnome-system-monitor open on a screen? I like knowing if some software I'm running is starting ...
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Hard disk health indicator app

Is there an app that can check hard disk health periodically, or an app that just runs in the background that will notify the user that the disk is nearing the end of its useful life?
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System monitor doesn't provide correct information

I often see that my System Monitor doesn't give me exact information about internet downloading and uploading speed. It shows different value from graph. A snapshot looks like - Here, the graph is ...
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Custom shortcut not working

I've tried setting a custom shortcut for gnome-system-monitor on SHIFT+CTRL+ESCAPE because that's what I use on windows and I want it on ubuntu too. But it doesn't work. I tried setting the command, ...
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Gnome System Monitor shows wrong data

Why is gnome system monitor showing wrong data in memory usage? I installed KSysGuard and it shows quite similar data to command free -m but gnome system monitor is wrong in about 200MB-300MB of RAM. ...
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Multiple copies of same process running in background, why?

When I run htop, I see multiple processes that seem to be exactly the same: What is happening? What are these processes?
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System Monitor : How to display net speed on panel

I use system monitor with 16.04 in Unity. Currently, I get all the graphs and text indicator for Disk on top panel. I want to have net speed displayed instead of Disk. How can I do that ?
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Is it safe to kill the “gnome-system-monitor” process from inside the system monitor?

I know that this may sound like a stupid question, but for the sake of curiosity, would it be safe to kill the gnome-system-monitor process from inside the system monitor program? I've asked this ...
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Monitor multiple desktop remotely continuously

Scenario I have 3 BareBone system with following specifications (from SystemInfo page) that is used for some basic work in office such as Data Entry, SEO...: Intel Celeron CPU J1800 @ 2.41GHz x 2 3....
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Number of cores displayed in System Monitor [duplicate]

Why does my System Monitor show that I have 32 CPUs when my lscpu command shows that I have 96 CPUs? I believe that my System has 48 Cores which makes it 96 with Hyper-threading.
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Is there a default shortcut for System Monitor?

Is there a default keyboard shortcut for opening System Monitor?
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Browser Based Server Monitor Package For Ubuntu 16.04

I have been researching a package for Ubuntu 16.04 (I've seen some) that will serve as a Monitor for hardware and traffic. I have seen Monitorix, but just tried to install it the other night (on ...
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Why is the CPU % sort indicator backwards in System Monitor application?

My system is 14.04 and when I open the System Monitor application then click on the % CPU header the sort indicator is opposite. When the wide end is on top, lower utilization process are shown first ...
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How can I update Gnome system monitor?

I noticed there's a new version of Gnome system monitor while my version is 3.18.2. I tried to remove and reinstall it but I still have the same version. Opening Software Updater doesn't recommend me ...
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Why does memory usage shown in System Monitor differ from that in ps_mem?

I came to Ubuntu 16.04 from Mint 17.3 (and Ubuntu Mate 15.10), and I'm shocked with the memory usage of Ubuntu 16.04. With a clean install, 16.04 used about 650+ Mb RAM, and after 1 or 2 days, after ...
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Network Usage Monitor

Is there any working app to monitor Daily, Weekly , Monthly data usage via wifi/Ethernet. I do have limited data usage plans. System monitor is not of my taste, it just tell me data usage of current ...
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Steam -> Dota 2 will not boot/launch

Well, i can't play DOTA 2 (switched from WIN). When i press Play on steam, it says it is launching and then it is running, no sign of DOTA at all, but system monitor, what only shows 2 processes ...
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Wrong number of cpus in system monitor

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. I have two Intel Xeon E5-2683 V4 CPUs. Each CPU has 16 cores and 2 threads per core, but the system monitor only shows 58 processors. Why does the system monitor only show ...
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System monitor in corner of Desktop whenever I boot into Ubuntu 16.04

Every time I boot into Ubuntu, I get this small system monitor like window and if I click outside of the box it will be removed, but I still want to know what is causing this.