it is pretty usefull, to see, what programs are running, what program uses how much CPU/RAM/DISK and the overall ressource use of the system.
mate-system-monitor does exactly that, and looks pretty while doing it 😀
how to install;
# tested on Debian11 su - root apt update apt install mate-system-monitor # if the desktop the user is using is NOT gnome2 MATE # thats not a problem, it will still install # but will have to install way more dependencies apt show mate-system-monitor Package: mate-system-monitor Version: 1.24.1-1 Priority: optional Section: x11 Maintainer: Debian+Ubuntu MATE Packaging Team <firstname.lastname@example.org> Installed-Size: 397 kB Depends: mate-system-monitor-common (>= 1.24.1-1), libc6 (>= 2.29), libcairo-gobject2 (>= 1.10.0), libcairo2 (>= 1.2.4), libgcc-s1 (>= 3.0), libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.22.0), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.45.3), libglibmm-2.4-1v5 (>= 2.64.2), libgtk-3-0 (>= 3.21.5), libgtkmm-3.0-1v5 (>= 3.24.0), libgtop-2.0-11 (>= 2.37.90), libpango-1.0-0 (>= 1.14.0), libpangocairo-1.0-0 (>= 1.14.0), librsvg2-2 (>= 2.14.4), libsigc++-2.0-0v5 (>= 2.2.0), libstdc++6 (>= 5.2), libsystemd0, libwnck-3-0 (>= 2.91.6), libxml2 (>= 2.7.4) Recommends: gvfs Homepage: http://www.mate-desktop.org/ Tag: uitoolkit::gtk Download-Size: 118 kB APT-Manual-Installed: no Description: Process viewer and system resource monitor for MATE MATE system monitor allows you to graphically view and manipulate the running processes on your system. It also provides an overview of available resources such as CPU and memory.
System Monitor is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
System Monitor is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with System Monitor; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
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