Projects / xosview


xosview is the classic system monitoring tool. It displays statistics such as CPU usage, load average, memory, swap space, network usage and more in an X window.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  02 Aug 2013 11:05

    Release Notes: This release re-introduces background pixmaps, adds Hurd support, and contains bug and performance fixes.

    •  31 Mar 2013 12:08

      Release Notes: This release makes small fixes, including one for a bug that could cause random crashes.

      •  09 Mar 2013 10:29

        Release Notes: This release makes changes to temperature sensing, adds significant performance optimizations, and fixes bugs.

        •  07 Dec 2012 15:57

          Release Notes: This release fixes a number of long-standing issues with screen updates and redrawing.

          •  11 Oct 2012 21:35

            Release Notes: The only change in this release is to fix a bug which prevents use with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernels (and derivatives).

            Recent comments

            22 Jun 2001 11:26 genoni

            xosview oldstyle for gcc 3.0
            OHH, I was forgetting, url is


            22 Jun 2001 10:20 genoni

            xosview oldstyle patched for g++ 3.0
            I just patched xosview-oldstyle to complie cleanly
            and to work witg g++ 3.0.
            It is just a little patch, limited to network and serial metters.
            If you want, you can use it. I do not understand if official
            xosview is being under active development right now (no
            reply to my mail :( ). Anyway I will patch xosview-oldstyle to make it work with new kernels and compilers, for what i can :).

            07 Sep 2000 11:45 genoni

            Old Style xosview version 1.7.1 running on linux 2.4.0
            I recently patched xosview 1.7.1 to work on linux 2.4.0
            with a face similar to the old xosview 1.6.1 with the addon of the
            Since i liked more xosview 1.6.1 face, and it was not showing
            disk data, i patched an xosview 1.7.1 to be old style.
            you can download it from:
            It works perfectly on Linux 2.4.X kernel (except for memstat
            kernel module)
            (it is easy to make this patch back also with sunos version :) )


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