Ubuntu: Launch the System Monitor from the Terminal Software & Sites 09 MAR 2012

Ubuntu’s System Monitor is technically the equivalent of Windows’ Task Manager. The desktop version of Ubuntu comes shipped with System Monitor, but if for some reason you need to launch it via the terminal (for instance, perhaps gnome panels are busy crashing), you can load it up via the following terminal command:


Simple as that.

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South African software architect and developer at Touchwork. Husband to a cupcake baker and father to two little girls. I don't have time for myself any more.