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Sysmon – Graphical System Activity Monitor for Linux
  • Last Updated : 09 Apr, 2021

Sysmon is a graphical system monitor for Linux. It shows the information about the CPU, GPU, Memory, HDD/SDD and network connections. It is similar to the Windows task manager. It is completely written into the python programming language. Sysmon shows the all information in the form of Graphical visualization. There are some features of these tools: CPU utilization and per-core clock speed, GPU utilization and clock speed, Memory and Swap utilization, Network utilization (Wlan and Ethernet). Wlan link bandwidth is constantly updated., HDD/SSD utilization.

Installation of Sysmon

Before going to the installation of sysmon we need to look at the dependencies required for the installation of the sysmon. The Following two are the dependencies to install sysmon.

  • Python3
  • pip3

For Ubuntu or Debian based system:

sudo apt install python3
sudo apt-get install python3-pip

For Fedore OS:

dnf install python3

For Arch Linux Based Systems:



 pacman -S python-pip 

For openSUSE:

zypper install python3-pip

Now let’s see the installation process of the Sysmon. To install the sysmon on the Linux system use the following command:

 pip3 install sysmon  

or

 pip install sysmon  

Sysmon – A Graphical System Activity Monitor for Linux

Now we have installed Sysmon our Linux system. Now let’s see how to use the sysmon.

Using Sysmon:

To run the sysmon simple use the following command:

sysmon
Sysmon – A Graphical System Activity Monitor for Linux

Processes by sysmon

In the above image, we can see the all data about currently running processes.

Sysmon – A Graphical System Activity Monitor for Linux

CPU

In the above image, sysmon shows all information about the CPU and memory.

Sysmon – A Graphical System Activity Monitor for Linux

In the above image, we can see that the sysmon show the all information about the network.

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