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Glances

Glances

Glances is a cross-platform, open source, curses-based monitoring tool which aims to present a maximum of information in a minimum of space, ideally to fit in a classical 80x24 terminal or higher to have additional information.

Glances can adapt dynamically the displayed information depending on the terminal size. It can also work in a client/server mode for remote monitoring.

Glances is written in Python and uses PsUtil to fetch the statistical values from key elements.

 Glances 2.0.1

Price
Free to download

Size
0.5MB
License

GNU LGPL v3

Developer
Nicolas Hennion, Alessio Sergi, Brandon Philips, Jon Renner

Website
nicolargo.github.io

System Requirements
python 2.6 or higher
psutil 0.5.1 or higher
setuptools

Optional:
jinja2
pysensors
hddtemp
batinfo

Support:
Documentation, GitHub, Twitter

Selected Reviews:
Linuxaria

Features include:

  • CPU Informations (user related applications, system core programs and idle programs
  • Total memory Information including RAM, Swap, Free memory etc
  • The average CPU load for the past 1min, 5mins and 15 mins
  • Network Download/Upload rates of network connections
  • Total number of processes, active ones, sleeping processes etc
  • Disk I/O related (read or write) speed details
  • Currently mounted devices disk usages
  • Top processes with their CPU/Memory usages, Names and location of application
  • Shows the current date and time at bottom
  • Highlights processes in Red that consumes highest system resources

Glances in action

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Last Updated Sunday, August 17 2014 @ 08:11 AM EDT


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