Graphical hardware monitor

UUID: hwmonitor@sylfurd
Last edited:
3 months ago 2017-11-20, 22:17 UTC
Last commit: [f98d4dbf] bg.po for hwmonitor@sylfurd (#1491)

Displaying realtime CPU and memory load

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Alex Apkhaidze
Alex Apkhaidze-2 weeks ago
To narrow down the applet, edit file: ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets/hwmonitor@sylfurd/applet.js and change "const ScaleRatio" from 3 to 2. To apply changes, restart Cinnamon.
david-robson-1 month ago
Only monitoring tool to work nicely with a vertical menu bar - I like mine on the right side of the screen! :-) To install the dependency, run the following without the quotes "sudo apt install gir1.2-gtop-2.0".
peter urquidez
peter urquidez-2 months ago
installed but have a Dependence missing message: install GTop package. Ubuntu / Mint: gir1.2-gtop-2.0. what is that and where do i find and install it?
Sergei Kovalev
Sergei Kovalev-3 months ago
Very useful. But i got error: in "System Monitor" actual CPU is 10% long time, but applet shows 100% long time and not decrease.
osmand-5 months ago
pls do one for network usage
hub2git-5 months ago
I have 2 requests: 1. Please let us adjust update frequency (as Jesse Boyd two weeks ago requested). 2. Please let us adjust the width. I want to narrow each graph to a fourth of the width.
Peter Bittner
Peter Bittner-5 months ago
Very nice graphical applet!---I wish there were a desklet like this!
Nanners-5 months ago
You fixed the "scaling" issue where it remained a static size and aligned to the top of the task bar in Cinnamon! Very nice.
Jesse Boyd
Jesse Boyd-6 months ago
how can I adjust the update frequency? I don't want to strain my system too much. Thank you!
Nanners-7 months ago
Works fine in the Arch repo's Cinnamon. Pretty easy to customize if you can use a text editor and a little common sense. For instance, the font: ( // Label cr.setFontSize(7); cr.setSourceRGBA(0, 0, 0, 0.5); cr.moveTo(2.5, 7.5); cr.showText(this.provider.getName()); cr.setSourceRGBA(1, 1, 1, 1); cr.moveTo(2, 7); cr.showText(this.provider.getName()); If you wanted a bigger, brighter label on each graph.
Fraoch-7 months ago
Works well, although it would be nice if I could make it a bit bigger. Does not scale if you resize the height of your panel.
Andreas Till
Andreas Till-9 months ago
After suspending my notebook the graph stays fairly high...
Nickolay Karnaukhov
Nickolay Karnaukhov-9 months ago
I use it on all Mint machines I have!