Introduction to GNOME System Monitor

The GNOME System Monitor package contains GNOME's replacement for gtop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

GNOME System Monitor Dependencies


gnome-icon-theme-3.8.3, Gtkmm-3.8.1, libgtop-2.28.5, librsvg-2.37.0, libwnck-3.4.7, and yelp-xsl-3.8.1

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME System Monitor

Install GNOME System Monitor by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Program: gnome-system-monitor
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/gnome-system-monitor, /usr/share/gnome-system-monitor, /usr/share/help/*/gnome-system-monitor, and /usr/share/pixmaps/gnome-system-monitor

Short Descriptions


is used to display the process tree and hardware meters.

Last updated on 2013-09-04 14:37:09 -0700