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A versatile WiFi/network/battery/CPU/video system monitor on Linux

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xpymon - A versatile WiFi/network/battery/CPU/video system monitor on Linux




This manual page documents xpymon, a minimal but versatile system monitor on Linux. xpymon is designed to work with xpywm, a simple but extensible X11 window manager written in Python (

xpymon consumes the minimum amount of the desktop; i.e., the height of the statsu monitor window is just eight pixels.


  • -T

    Run in test mode.


The implementation of xpymon heavily depends on the Linux kernel (/proc and /sys pseudo filesystems) and its standard utilities such as ip (iproute2), ifconfig (net-tools), and iwconfig (wireless-tools).


$ sudo apt install iproute2 net-tools wireless-tools 
$ pip3 install xpymon


The latest version of ansiterm module is available at PyPI ( .


xpywm(1), ip(8), iwconfig(8), ifconfig(8), xrandr(1), zdump(8), proc(5)


Hiroyuki Ohsaki <ohsaki[atmark]>

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