Cast you mind back to 2016 and you recall there were plans for a GNOME System Monitor redesign. The aim: to make checking system resource usage a little more accessible, ideally with historical data thrown into the mix for some added context. Two years on and the fruits of that redesigned effort are finally available to […]
This post, GNOME’s New System Monitor Tool is Available to Try in Bionic, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu wants to collect data on users’ systems to ‘help improve Ubuntu’. The diagnostic data collection will be opt-out, and enabled by default for all new installs of Ubuntu 18.04.
This post, Ubuntu Wants to Collect Data About Your System, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu system cleaner Stacer has a brand new release — and a brand new codebase. The popular utility, which is best described as a cross between CCleaner for Ubuntu and a regular system monitor, has been rewritten in C++ for its latest release. Yup, the Ubuntu cleaner app has binned Electron — news that will please many […]
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Deepin has unveiled its latest first-party app, a stylish new system monitor — and it makes me want to go all Dexter on my distro. The app, named ‘Deepin System Monitor’, marries the aesthetic appeal of resource monitors like Conky with the functionality of regular process management tools. The end result is an app that looks […]
This post, Deepin System Monitor invites you to go on a Process Killing Spree, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new version Stacer, an open-source system cleaning n’ tune-up tool for Linux desktops, is available to download. Stacer 1.0.7 ships with improved language support, adds in a choice of light or dark theme, and introduces a new processes monitor. Processes can be sorted based on PID, CPU and memory usage, etc. You can also search […]
This post, Linux System Utility ‘Stacer’ Updated with Process Monitoring Panel, New Look, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Today I came across Ubunsys, an advanced system utility for Ubuntu 17.04, and I think power users among you may find it useful. Ubunsys, which is under active development and not yet considered stable, exposes various advanced security, package management and system settings in a straightforward wizard-style UI. Or to put it another way, it lets […]
This post, Ubunsys Gives Ubuntu Power Users Easy Access to Scary Options, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Stacey helps you monitor system resource usage, clear app caches, uninstall unwanted apps, and even stop system processes from running in the background.
This post, Meet Stacer, a System Optimizer App for Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Want to clean your Linux desktop with one click? Well, this nifty panel applet will let you do just that. Some of us treat the desktop as a sacred space, somewhere to be kept immaculately tidy, and house only the most essential of application and file system icons. Some of us see the desktop as a kitchen work top, that is somewhere […]
This post, Clean Your Desktop In One Click With ‘Clear Desktop’ Indicator, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Want to keep an eye on your CPU temperature on Ubuntu? You have a lot of different apps to choose from, including this neat app called ‘Sensors Unity’.
This post, Display CPU Temperature in the Unity Launcher, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
How often do you use GNOME System Monitor? I (thankfully) don’t. The only time I do is when a background process is going rogue… But if GNOME’s designers manage to implement a proposed top-to-bottom redesign of the app comes, that could change. Meet Usage Under the new name of “Usage” (it’ll become clear why) the revamped GNOME System Monitor app gets […]
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