__/ [ Jimchip ] on Tuesday 23 May 2006 16:50 \__
> On 2006-05-22, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> __/ [ roodwriter@xxxxxxxx ] on Saturday 20 May 2006 07:10 \__
>>> Eric <NoOne@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>> Is there anything like "top" but in a gui style program?
>>> Have you looked at KSysguard?
>> In KDE, KSysguard can be invoked with the processes tab in focus by
>> hitting CTRL+ESC (by default). In Gnome: gnome-system-monitor or gtop, or
>> whatever they use to invoke it nowadays. When a process freezes, GNOME
>> (Ubuntu at least) often prompts the user, suggesting that the process gets
>> 'killed'. This is good from a user's perspective, for those who do not
>> understand computers too well.
> FWIW, KSysguard runs well under GNOME 2.4- it's a menu selection with my
> Debian, for example (after installing necessary KDE dependencies, of
> course). KSysguard is an excellent application, IMO.
Second best to command-line 'killall', as well as 'top' when your machine
grinds to a halt and all you can do is escape to a different virtual
terminal (tty). *smile*
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