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pyspectator is a Python cross-platform tool for monitoring OS resources.

Project description


pyspectator is a Python cross-platform tool for monitoring resources of OS: CPU, memory, disk, network.


  • OS: Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, Solaris
  • Python version: 3.X
  • Packages: psutil, netifaces, wmi (only on Windows), enum34 (only on python 3.0.0 - 3.4.0)
  • For Windows OS Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0 or higher is required

How to install

Run as root user:

pip install pyspectator

Example of usage

There is simple project named pyspectator_tornado developed special for demonstration of pyspectator features.

General information CPU Disk devices Network

How to use

You can use pyspectator as module for your own project. Simple example of usage is presented in file “”.

NOTE: on Windows pyspectator can require elevated privileges.

Class “Computer”

>>> from import Computer
>>> computer = Computer()
>>> computer.os
'Linux 3.14.4-1-MANJARO'
>>> computer.python_version
'CPython ver. 3.4.1'
>>> computer.uptime
'Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz'

Class “Cpu”

>>> from pyspectator.processor import Cpu
>>> from time import sleep
>>> cpu = Cpu(monitoring_latency=1)
>>> with cpu:
...     for _ in range(8):
...        cpu.load, cpu.temperature
...        sleep(1.1)
(22.6, 55)
(6.1, 55)
(5.5, 54)
(7.1, 54)
(5.6, 54)
(7.0, 54)
(10.2, 54)
(6.6, 54)

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