How to install cpustat
on Linux Mint

cpustat

Colin King (cking-kernel-tools)

periodic cpu utilization statistics

cpustat periodically reports the current CPU utilization of running tasks and can optionally report per CPU and per task utilization statistics at the end of a run. cpustat has been designed and optimized to use a minimal amount of CPU cycles to monitor a system hence it is a light weight alternative to traditional process monitoring tools such as top.

Details for cpustat

License
GPL-2.0
Last updated
22 July 2019

Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install cpustat

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install cpustat

To install cpustat, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

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