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    [SOLVED] PartedMagic app question

    In Parted magic there is an app on the right side of the screen that shows the system processes and speed.
    Like its part of the desktop
    I was wondering if its possible to get that app for Mint 5.0

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Chandigarh, India
    I think its htop but I am not sure . htop is one of the best process manager and I perfer it over all other process managers.
    Execute this
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install htop
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
    New Users: Read This First

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    May 2004
    arch linux
    I thought it was conky.

    I've used conky a lot in the past and it looks like that, but maybe something else also looks like that.

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    awesome conky is what it was...
    Solved. Got what i want using
    # A comprehensive conky script, configured for use on
    # Ubuntu / Debian Gnome, without the need for any external scripts.
    # Based on conky-jc and the default .conkyrc.
    # - tail of /var/log/messages 
    # - netstat connections to your computer
    # -- Pengo (
    # Create own window instead of using desktop (required in nautilus)
    own_window yes
    own_window_hints undecorated,below,skip_taskbar
    background no
    # Use double buffering (reduces flicker, may not work for everyone)
    double_buffer yes
    # fiddle with window
    use_spacer yes
    use_xft yes
    # Update interval in seconds
    update_interval 3.0
    # Minimum size of text area
    minimum_size 400 5
    # Draw shades?
    draw_shades yes
    # Text stuff
    draw_outline no # amplifies text if yes
    draw_borders no
    uppercase no # set to yes if you want all text to be in uppercase
    # Stippled borders?
    stippled_borders 8
    # border margins
    border_margin 4
    # border width
    border_width 1
    # Default colors and also border colors, grey90 == #e5e5e5
    default_color white
    default_shade_color black
    default_outline_color white
    own_window_colour brown
    own_window_transparent yes
    # Text alignment, other possible values are commented
    #alignment top_left
    alignment top_right
    #alignment bottom_left
    #alignment bottom_right
    # Gap between borders of screen and text
    gap_x 10
    gap_y 10
    # stuff after 'TEXT' will be formatted on screen
    override_utf8_locale no
    xftfont Terminus:size=8
    xftalpha 0.8
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}${time %a, } ${color }${time %e %B %G}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}${time %Z,    }${color }${time %H:%M:%S}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}UpTime: ${color }$uptime
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Kern:${color }$kernel
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}CPU:${color } $cpu% ${acpitemp}C
    ${offset 240}${cpugraph 20,130 000000 ffffff}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Load: ${color }$loadavg
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Processes: ${color }$processes  
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Running:   ${color }$running_processes
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Highest CPU:
    ${offset 240}${color #ddaa00} ${top name 1}${top_mem cpu 1}
    ${offset 240}${color lightgrey} ${top name 2}${top cpu 2}
    ${offset 240}${color lightgrey} ${top name 3}${top cpu 3}
    ${offset 240}${color lightgrey} ${top name 4}${top cpu 4}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Highest MEM:
    ${offset 240}${color #ddaa00} ${top_mem name 1}${top_mem mem 1}
    ${offset 240}${color lightgrey} ${top_mem name 2}${top_mem mem 2}
    ${offset 240}${color lightgrey} ${top_mem name 3}${top_mem mem 3}
    ${offset 240}${color lightgrey} ${top_mem name 4}${top_mem mem 4}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}MEM:  ${color } $memperc% $mem/$memmax
    ${offset 240}${membar 3,100}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}SWAP: ${color }$swapperc% $swap/$swapmax
    ${offset 240}${swapbar 3,100}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}ROOT:    ${color }${fs_free /}/${fs_size /}
    ${offset 240}${fs_bar 3,100 /}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Windows:  ${color }${fs_free /media/disk}/${fs_size /media/disk}
    ${offset 240}${fs_bar 3,100 /home}
    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}NET: 
    ${offset 240}${color}Up: ${color }${upspeed wlan0} k/s
    ${offset 240}${upspeedgraph wlan0 20,130 000000 ffffff}
    ${offset 240}${color}Down: ${color }${downspeed wlan0}k/s${color}
    ${offset 240}${downspeedgraph wlan0 20,130 000000 ffffff}

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