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Latest commit 8b31f07 Apr 5, 2016 @darkxst darkxst Merge pull request #302 from marxin/support-gnome-3-20
Enable Gnome 3.20

Gnome shell system monitor extension


Please see the alternate branches gnome-3.0 and gnome-3.2) if you are using an older version of gnome-shell.

This is the recommended install method and offers One Click Install via


  • libgtop and gir bindings

On Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install gir1.2-gtop-2.0 gir1.2-networkmanager-1.0

On Fedora:

$ sudo yum install --assumeyes libgtop2-devel NetworkManager-glib-devel

Manual Install:

Install git if you don't have it: (sudo apt-get install git-core, sudo pacman -S git, etc) Then:

mkdir ~/git_projects
cd ~/git_projects
git clone git://
mkdir -p ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions
cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions
ln -s ~/git_projects/gnome-shell-system-monitor-applet/

And restart gnome-shell (Alt + F2 -> r) or reboot.

If we do not have the translation of your language and you want to translate by yourself, please make a fork add your po/YOUR_LANG/system-monitor-applet.po file and make a pull request.


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Copyright (C) 2011 Florian Mounier aka paradoxxxzero

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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