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System Load Indicator 0.4 Ubuntu

System Load Indicator 0.4 was finally released on June 14, 2014 which brings various important fixes. It has been one year and four months since the 0.3 release.

System Load Indicator is an applet on your system tray area that displays graphs for CPU, RAM and swap space use, Disk read/write, plus network traffic.

System Load Indicator Ubuntu

The most recent 0.4 release brings following fixes:

  • Fixed crash: running indicator-multiload immediately segfaults.
  • Fixed the crash after setting graph smoothing in Advanced settings (bug in 0.4-beta)
  • Fixed crash at session opening (Gnome Shell).
  • “Open System Monitor” now opens Xfce4 Task Manager in Xfce Desktop.
  • Fixed menu monitor items do not display on Ubuntu 13.10 (bug in 0.4-beta)
  • Add GUI option to turn off autoranging on graphs
  • Provide monochrome colors option
  • Read the release page.

Install System Load Indicator 0.4 in Ubuntu:

The new release has been made into PPA, available for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one will add the PPA and install the indicator:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:indicator-multiload/stable-daily

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install indicator-multiload

Once installed, open it from Unity dash results or menu.