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    AlomWare 64 Alternatives

    AlomWare 64 is described as 'See your PC's stats as a live C64 wallpaper!' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AlomWare 64 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AlomWare 64 are Conky (Free, Open Source), GKrellM (Free, Open Source), Desktop Info (Free) and BgInfo (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 7, 2020

    1. Rainmeter allows you to display customizable skins on your desktop, from hardware usage meters to fully functional audio visualizers. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.
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    2. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any kind of information on your desktop. Originally a fork of Torsmo, Conkys torsmo-based code is BSD licensed. New code in Conky has been licensed under the GPL 3.0.
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    3. GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its appearance to your window manager, Gtk, or any other theme.
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    4. This little application displays system information on your desktop in a similar way to some other desktop information tools. Unlike others, this application looks like wallpaper but stays resident in memory and continues to update the display in real time.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      How many times have you walked up to a system in your office and needed to click through several diagnostic windows to remind yourself of important aspects of its configuration, such as its name, IP address, or operating system version If you manage multiple computers you...


    5. Lets you keep your eye on system resource usages of your PC. It supports 43 kinds of information including CPU, Memory, Network, and detailed HDD usages, so you may discover what's limiting your system performance in each occasion.
    6. Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE. Plasma separates components into "data engines" and their visualization counterparts.

      Discontinued

      The term "KDE Plasma Workspaces" is no longer in use anywhere with the release of KDE Plasma 5 in 2014. It has been broken up into multiple components; the important ones are already in the AlternativeTo database (e.g. KDE Plasma).

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    7. Nerdtool allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses.

      Discontinued

      Still works, but hasn't been updated in about ten years.

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    8. AveDesk is a program that will give you the possibility to have icons on your desktop which could update themselves. Each icon of Avedesk is in fact a desklet, a little plug-in that can virtually do anything.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals. You can refer it as BGINFO for Linux, BGINFO for Unix, or BGINFO for X-Windows, which has derived to BGINFO4X (BGINFO for X).

      Discontinued

      last post or update 2014

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