System Statistics

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System statistics software is used to monitor the status of your system. It is a part of this wiki's diagnostics page.

Specific applications

  • Gkrellm - a nice gtk stack of various system monitors
  • Dockapps - small applets for WindowMaker (work on most WMs and DEs though)
  • lm-sensors - tool to monitor CPU/Motherboard temperature, supports many chips, and differs to ACPI's Thermal Zone
  • top - a command line tool to view processes , their pid, cpu usage, memory usage, vm memory usage and cpu time.
  • jnettop - a command line tool to view connections on a specific interface (read : eht0, ppp0) that displays remote connection information, port numbers, data transfered per second and other misc features.

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