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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Love monitoring your computer system? So do we. Geeks, nerds, and ninja coders are known to be quite obsessed about what goes on behind the scenes. Geeks usually try to make sure their computer system is working efficiently, while coders on the other hand, use system monitoring to test out the memory footprint of their newly created app. Not only does system-monitoring help you weed out the misbehaving apps, it also helps you learn more about the way your computer handles different processes.
While on Windows the traditional ‘Task Manager’ is used by millions of Redmond fans worldwide, its Linux-based counterpart, that is the ‘System Monitor’, isn't too far behind. What’s more, Linux offers its users with more spam-free, quality options to choose from in this department. So, if you’re looking for the best system monitoring software/tools for Ubuntu, or any other Linux distribution for that matter, read on as we cover the finest in the genre.