Here’s 6 Useful System Information Indicator for Ubuntu-Based Distro

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Do you want to constantly know what is happening on their system e.g. the CPU load, the memory usage, network traffic etc. Below are Six Useful system information indicator for monitor system resource usage in Ubuntu based distributions

1. Indicator Multiload

indicator-multiload is CPU usage,Memory and Network  indicator; this is a port of the original System Monitor GNOME Panel applet (gnome-system-monitor applet). Indicator Multiload ready to instal via Ubuntu Software Center, or via ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:indicator-multiload/stable-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-multiload

2. CPUFreq (CPU Frequency)

CPU freq is Useful indicator, it can installed in your  laptop or Netbook and want to be able to cool down that chip that’s burning your hand and save some battery power. add the ppa:artfwo/ppa to install CPUfreq indicator

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:artfo/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq

3. Hardware Indicator Sensor (Indicator-Sensor)

Hardware Indicator Sensor which can display CPU/Motherboard temperature, and fan speeds as well as the GPU/fan spee etc. on the panel. Add the ppa:alexmurray/indicator-sensors to install Hardware Indicator Sensor

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:alexmurray/indicator-sensors
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-sensors

4. System Monitor Indicator

System Monitor Indicator is Nice and simple indicator, it just shows as text the current processor and ram usage, and also various temperature sensors detected in your ubuntu system. to install System Monitor Indicator on ubuntu Add the ppa:alexeftimie/ppa:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:alexeftimie/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-sysmonitor

5. Syspeek Indicator

SysPeek is a system monitor indicator that displays CPU usage, memory usage, swap usage, disk usage and network traffic usage. install syspeek indicatot by adding the ppa (ppa:vicox/syspeek)

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:vicox/syspeek
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install syspeek

6. Indicator Sysload

indicator-sysload is an Ubuntu appindicator that displays the system load (CPU, memory usage, network traffic), download source indicator sysload in github  or :

git clone git:// gist-1318495
cd gist-1318495
gcc indicator-sysload.c -o indicator-sysload

To have Indicator start automatically when you log in, launch “Startup Applications”, add a new item and under command enter the command  indicator.

Source: Indicator Applicaton 

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