Linuxcare: App of the Week: LavaPS

[ Thanks to Linuxcare for this link.

“Keeping with our abstract theme in last week’s article, I am
reviewing LavaPS, which combines a lava lamp with a process listing
utility. LavaPS displays blobs of virtual, non-toxic lava to
represent your running processes.”

“This program is a trip. The size of each blob indicates its
memory consumption. CPU usage is indicated by movement
: more
active processes will move more frequently. By hovering over a blob
and clicking the left mouse button, you get a pop-up window that
displays the process owner, pid, command name, nice value, and
memory consumption. Compiling the program requires Tcl/Tk, and
LavaPS will run on both Linux and FreeBSD.”


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