This is the recommended install method and offers One Click Install via extensions.gnome.org
libgtop and gir bindings on Ubuntu: gir1.2-gtop-2.0, gir1.2-networkmanager-1.0 on Fedora: libgtop2-devel, NetworkManager-glib-devel
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://github.com/paradoxxxzero/gnome-shell-system-monitor-applet.git mkdir -p ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions ln -s ~/firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Copyright (C) 2011 Florian Mounier aka paradoxxxzero
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