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GNOME System Monitor Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to GNOME System Monitor for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is htop, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GNOME System Monitor and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GNOME System Monitor are Stacer, Glances, KSysGuard and Bashtop.

GNOME System Monitor alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNOME System Monitor.
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  • Linux
  • BSD
  • GNOME

System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

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  1. htop icon

    htop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    htop is an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement that runs in the terminal.

    ⚫︎ Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Stacer icon

    Stacer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Stacer is an open source system optimizer and application monitor that helps users to manage entire system with different aspects, its an all in one system utility.

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  3. Glances icon

    Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGlances either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  4. KSysGuard icon

    KSysGuard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    KSysGuard, also known as KDE System Guard and KDE System Monitor, is designed to make simple process control available to a user without needing to do any special setup - the defaults are usually perfectly adequate.

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    Bashtop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Linux/OSX/FreeBSD resource monitor.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceBashtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  6. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacevtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

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    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

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  8. ytop icon

    ytop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A TUI system monitor written in Rust. Contribute to cjbassi/ytop development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    ytop screenshot from the officiel github repository.
  9. System Monitoring Center gets information about system performance and usage.

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  10. Xfce Task Manager icon

    Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

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    Xfce4 Task Manager v1.1.0
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