Disk read and write speed

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Shows usage of a disk



Disk read and write speed

An applet that shows usage of a disk for Linux Mint Cinnamon


  • Shows current disk read and write speed
  • Shows a hover popup with total amount of data read and written
  • Opens a terminal with a list of current input and output informations per process on a left mouse click.
    Closes the terminal on the next mouse click.
  • Customizable
    • Two GUI types
    • Show average speed per second or amount of data transferred
    • Display values as multiples of bytes or bits
    • Enable or disable a hover popup
    • Customize a command used to list current input and output information per process


  1. Extract .zip archive to ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets
  2. Enable the applet in Cinnammon settings


To specify a disk:

  1. Right click on the applet
  2. From "Disk" submenu click on a disk

Source code

Browse the source of the applet in the original repository.

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tribukhouski-6 years ago
simple and useful applet, shows the amount of wrote and read data per session