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System utilities

System utilities.

Bottom

Bottom, a resource monitor written in Rust.

Usage: run btm.

Bpytop

Bpytop, a resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes. Written in Python.

  • Deb repository
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    curl -fsSL https://azlux.fr/repo.gpg.key | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/azlux.gpg
    echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/azlux.gpg] http://packages.azlux.fr/debian/ buster main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/azlux.list > /dev/null
    sudo apt update && sudo apt install bpytop
    
  • snap
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    sudo snap install bpytop
    
  • pip
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    pip install --user -U bpytop
    
  • pacman
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    sudo pacman -S bpytop
    

Usage: run bpytop.

Glances

Glances is an cross-platform advance system monitor for usage monitoring for CPU, RAM, Network, GPU, etc.

  • Official installation script
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    curl -L https://bit.ly/glances | bash
    
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    sudo pacman -S glances
    
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    pip install glances --upgrade --user
    
    pip install glances[gpu] --upgrade --user
    

Timeshift

Timeshift is a system backup and restore manager using rsync or btrfs snapshots.

  • Via apt
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    sudo apt install timeshift
    
  • Via AUR
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    paru -S timeshift cronie
    # You may or may not need this step
    sudo systemctl enable --now cronie.service