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System monitor is GUI utility that monitors system behavior.

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Upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and now my task manager displays strange icons [duplicate]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and now my task manager is unusable because it displays a weird icon font. How can I fix this? Thanks! photo of broken task manager
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unkillable process caja waiting for “do_coredump”

So caja is unresponsive and I can't kill it in Ubuntu Mate 18.04. I took a screenshot showing what system monitor says about it. I tried killing it in the terminal with sudo kill 2719. I tried ...
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Cache usage under memory usage in System Monitor

I came across Cache usage being shown under usual Memory usage section in System Monitor. It was never shown anytime earlier before today. Here's an Image I'm curious to know what it means as using ...
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Why can't I get gnome-system-monitor snap to work?

I was running the GNOME system monitor when it unexpected disappeared with no explanation, i.e. it seemingly quit on its own. I tried to run it again and nothing happened, so I ran it from the command ...
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System Monitor appearing off screen

Running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I'm having System Monitor appear offscreen (see screenshot below). I've attempted a few things I found in some other posts here: installed CompizConfig Settings Wizard, ...
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Mystic activity when idle

When my computer is running idle with no programs running i can see unusual spikes in the processor and network activity in the system monitor. I has been like this for quite a while. It happens even ...
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System Monitor display squares

I asked and answered this question a few days ago: System Monitor display squares instead of characters The solution was simple, except now it's back to just displaying squares again. Anyone know ...
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System Monitor display squares instead of characters

When I open my system monitor it looks like this: Any ideas on how to fix this?
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How does lm sensors get the cpu wattage?

I've been wanting to read my "raw" hardware status, so far I've found that, in my system, I can access said status through /sys/class/hwmon. Then, I've been comparing the numbers I've found against ...
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KDE System monitor grid scale reset

I am using KDE System monitor version 5.16.5 I can open it and navigate to 'system load' tab. There is graph that shows CPU History, Network history etc. I want to tweak graph properties, let say I ...
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some ubuntu apps don't display properly the font

I have this strange problem in ubuntu 18.04 I have opened Ubuntu System Monitor and it looks like in the picture. I didn't do anything special ... just installing updates. I don't know which updates ...
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How to fix ubuntu calculator & System monitor garbled-character problem?

System: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, x86_64 Garbled-character problem as shown in the image below: But the gedit (Default Text Monitor) works fine: How could I fix this?
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Close sign graphics bug? [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity: When I open the GNOME System Monitor, there is always a Black spot on the "close" button of the window. It doesn't disappear when I drag the window around or close and relaunch ...
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Start glances with a few switches

I've got the gnome-terminal set to open on login, using the following command: gnome-terminal -- glances. I'd like to use these commands that work when glances is running, at launch: / 0 U F. I'm not ...
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Two different system monitor apps after upgrading to 19.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 19.10 and now there are two system monitor apps. Is this a bug? Should I remove one? What is the best course of action to precede? I don't want to mess anything up.
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Custom keyboard shortcut for terminal command `htop` not working

On Ubuntu 18.04 I can setup custom keyboard shortcuts to run terminal commands via: Settings > Devices > Keyboard > + Name: htop keyboard shortcut Command: htop ShortCut: Ctrl+Super+...
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“System Monitor” application can't sort, is it a known issue or it's just me?

I tried all combinations of settings and sorted by things such as "% CPU", "ID", "Memory", and no matter what, the values in the sorted column are not sorted in neither direction. Is it really like ...
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I have to know what can i put in <dev> on this qemu command: -monitor <dev>

i have put stdio in -monitor stdio & its never work at all, it tell's me: the stdio device is unknown. & i cant' run stdio device in Q emu monitor command-line. question is what many devices i ...
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KSysGuard Reporting Memory Usage Incorrectly

A couple of times recently I've noticed my laptop running a bit slow and the disk light flickering a lot. It's an i7 with SSD and 12GB RAM, so I'm not really expecting much slowness when just ...
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Why would gnome-system-monitor to get the CPU frequency? (18.04)

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and I can see my CPU and memory usage in system monitor, but the "Freq" widget remains empty. I checked some files under /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/... and it looks like ...
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GNOME system-monitor status bar app disappears after standby

On Ubuntu 18.04. When I boot up and log in, the GNOME system-monitor shows up in my status bar exactly like it should, but as soon as the system goes into stand-by and then I wake it up, system-...
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How to sort processes properly in System Monitor

System monitor's processes tab displays a bunch of processes against properties such as "% CPU", "ID", etc. However, it has some kind of fancy hierarchy enabled that means I can't actually sort by any ...
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Errors, strange partition allocation: can I recover?

New Ubuntu 18.04 installation, meant to replace an Ubuntu 16.04 that I used intermittently for several years. Tonight I was trying to clone the disk with Clonezilla, but I got some error copying sda5....
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Why is xdg-mime using so much CPU?

Every time I start Discord, I see four processes called xdg-mime appear in the System Monitor, each consistently using somewhere between 20-25% of a CPU. What are these processes, and what are they ...
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Want a fully functional 18.04 hardware monitor

Having trouble finding a hardware monitor. I tried GNOME's system-monitor, but it doesn't show most of the possible info; I only get the CPU temp. My system has the MSI Gaming Edge AC with a Sapphire ...
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Where is the github for ubuntu 18.04 (gnome) system monitor tool?

I notice the most recent copy right for it is 2011, is it no longer supported? I'm interested in learning from this tool. Does anyone know where it's opensource code is located?
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an application in ram not found as a process

An app-xxxx is running and is loaded into the RAM. It takes 30 Mib. this xxxx-app has an additional plugin installed named zzzz which is also loaded into the RAM and takes 12 MiB. Both can be seen in ...
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Why does System Monitor show so many File Systems? [duplicate]

When I opened System Monitor for the first time just after installing, it only showed three or four records, now after a week it shows a bunch of them, some 100% full. What does that mean?
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How can I add the current GPU usage to my menu bar as a percentage?

I used this post to add CPU and Mem. and etc usage to my menu par. is there any way to add GPU usage percentage to my menu bar ??
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Too many loop devices on system monitor

I too have the same issue in Ubuntu 19.04 (had it back in 16.04, but removed the entire snap). I can't remove bunch of snap images since I am not sure whether I need them (e.g. Yaru theme, etc...) ...
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What does this system monitor readout say about my RAM?

My machine as has 16GB of RAM. In the Memory and Swap History pane, is the red line the amount of RAM being used? I've never seen any other display. Does this mean that I'm consistently NOT using much ...
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System Monitor fails to start - unable to find default local file monitor type

Ubuntu 18.04 - System monitor fails to start. Launching gnome-system-monitor from the terminal produces the following error: (gnome-system-monitor:17633): glibmm-CRITICAL **: 09:35:39.143: ...
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gnome shell system monitor applet not work in Ubuntu 19.04

I think system monitor applet not compatible with Gnome 3.32, so not work in 19.04
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Why does 'Open System Monitor' in Parrot OS differ from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I notice that both OSes are using the same 'Open System Monitor'. However, the one I installed on Ubuntu only has 1 indicator while Parrot has 3 for CPU, Memory and HDD/SSD utilization. Picture ...
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Internal Monitor not detected

I have bought a refurbished Laptop/Workstation HP Elitebook 8570 Quad Core i/ 3820 QM 2,7GHz with a Pre-Installed Windows10 Pro 64bit (SerialNumber 5CB3080CJ3) I installed a second Operationg System ...
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gnome system monitor doesn't show read-write of other applications, or actual CPU usage

Well the "processes" page of the gnome-system-monitor application seems to show very faulty data. The diskread total and diskwrite total for any application is "N/A" (even though I know certain ...
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Net speed, sticky-Notes started hiding after installing Tweaks on Ubuntu 18.04

After wake-up from suspend or whenever restart my system After apply Alt+f2 and press Enter with 'r' in the text-box, I got my netspeed on panel, Each time I have to do the same to make these ...
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system load monitor as default view in console

Is there a way to have any system load monitor program (say for example, htop or top) as a permanent view after a server boots up automatically. I am talking about console Ctrl + Alt + F2 mode. Of ...
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Why is gnome-calculator scanning my home directory?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and have gnome-calculator 3.30.1 installed. I'm pretty sure that's the one that came bundled with 18.04. Every time I launch gnome-calculator the following ...
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Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected [duplicate]

On a fresh install of 18.10 I attempted to install CPU usage widget https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/120/system-monitor/ on that link it errors showing : Although GNOME Shell integration ...
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System Monitor and top reporting wildly different cpu usage for process

When I monitor a process using top command it returns the CPU usage for the process like 99.5%. But when I monitor a same process using system monitor (Process tab) for the particular it shows 25%. ...
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xubuntu 18.04 mouse and keyboard do not work with mousepad and System Monitor

Mouse and keyboard input work normally with every other app (so far). Launching mousepad app (/usr/bin/mousepad) results in a normal-looking window that won't accept input into the text area. I can ...
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More advanced Task manager for Ubuntu/Linux with GPU support and more info

I have been using Linux and Ubuntu for a long time, and recently completely switched to Ubuntu. I liked the amount of features the Windows 10 Task Manager provides, and I am wondering if there is a ...
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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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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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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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