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bash process icon changed since I ran celeste with it

I set a menu entry for launching celeste via bash and now the bash process in the gnome system monitor has celeste's icon even though I already closed the game. Launching another app this way or ...
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Is it possible to disable kill option from GNOME System Monitor context menu?

Is there a way to prevent Gnome System Monitor from providing kill option in the context menu for a given process ? If you can't help but asking why I want this, I was assigned the (perplexing) task ...
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Is the memory usage of typical software exaggerated?

Suppose multiple processes are using the same shared library (such as Gtk). Presumably, they mmap the library file, and physically, the RAM is shared? However, the size of the library gets added to ...
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can't start Gnome System Monitor

I have Debian 10 & KDE Plasma. Sometimes when I double-click the icon in KDE to start Gnome System Monitor it appears to load and then immediately closes. When I try to start from the command line ...
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Errors when trying to open Gnome System Monitor

I have Debian 10 and KDE Plasma. gnome-system-monitor had been working perfectly for 10 months, and all of a sudden when I try to open it in KDE I get this error: gnome-system-monitor (gnome-...
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Why does the 'disks' app and 'system monitor' show different capacity for the swap on ubuntu 18.04

Context: I installed ubuntu 18.04 on a lenovo legion y540 laptop with dual hard disks. ubuntu 18.04 on 128GB m.2 and windows 10 on the second drive-ssd. When I installed ubuntu I chose 15GB swap ...
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Why do du/df and by System Monitor show used space in home differently? [duplicate]

$ sudo du -h -d 0 home/ 309G home/ $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ... /dev/sda4 550G 309G 214G 60% /home ... System Monitor on Ubuntu shows the used space on /...
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Wrong values in gnome-system-monitor after a partition resizing

Recently i've resized my root partition to increment the swap. After the process, gnome-system-monitor doesn't recognize the new status of my partitions, but fdisk shows the updated table whit correct ...
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How can I see which processes upload/download how much data? [Debian 9]

So I'd like to gain some insight into which processes (incl. daemons) upload and download how much data on my Debian 9 machine. Sadly the System Monitor does not display such information. I'd prefer ...
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How to manage startup applications in Debian 9?

So I'd like to manage my autostart applications and e.g. disable those which I prefer not to autostart. How can I do that in Debian 9.0? I could not do so via the System Monitor and I'd prefer a GUI ...
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How to make the Ubuntu Linux 16.10 System Monitor % CPU utilization agree with ps or top for a Firefox process on quad core CPU?

I would like to make the Ubuntu Linux 16.10 System Monitor % CPU utilization measurement basically agree with the ps "pcpu", % CPU utilization for an individual Firefox browser process running on a ...
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Discrepancy between Ubuntu 16.10 System Monitor % CPU and ps pcpu, % CPU utilization with respect to the individual Firefox browser process

What is the reason for the following discrepancy between Ubuntu Linux 16.10 System Monitor % CPU utilization and ps pcpu, % CPU utilization with respect to the individual Firefox browser process? For ...
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Connect gnome-system-monitor to another (headless) machine

This might be a shot in the dark, but I am wondering if there is a way that I can connect my system monitor on my computer to my headless box. It would be awesome to somehow use that interface ...
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