Meet SysMonTask: A Windows Task Manager Lookalike for Linux

Thanks to the desktop environments almost all Linux distributions come with a task manager application. In addition to that there are several other system monitoring applications for Linux that have additional features.

But recently I came across a task manager created for Linux that looks like 8230 wait for it 8230 the task manager of Windows.

You take a look at it and decide for yourself.

Personally I am not sure if the likeness in the user interface is such a big deal but the developer and probably some other Linux users might disagree with me. .

The open source software SysMonTask describes itself as a 8220Linux system monitor with the compactness and usefulness of windows task manager to allow higher control and monitoring8221.

Coded in Python SysMonTask boasts of the following features.

SysMonTask needs elevated privileges. You8217ll be asked for your admin password when you launch it. I don8217t like a task manager running with sudo all the time but that8217s just my preference. .


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