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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for gnome-system-monitor (opensolaris section 1)

gnome-system-monitor(1) 					   User Commands					   gnome-system-monitor(1)

gnome-system-monitor - view system processes and monitor system usage on your computer
gnome-system-monitor [gnome-std-options]
The System Monitor application displays a list of system processes, and monitors system usage. System Monitor shows which processes are running and how the processes are related. System Monitor also provides detailed information about individual processes, and enables the user to control which processes are running. System Monitor displays how much processor (CPU) capacity the system is using, and how much disk space the system is using on each device. System Monitor displays this information in a graphical interface so that users can see what the system is doing. Users can then use the same graphical interface to modify the behavior of the system.
The following options are supported: gnome-std-options Standard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5) for more information.
Example 1: Launching the System Monitor example% gnome-system-monitor
See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables that affect the execution of gnome-system-monitor: NLSPATH.
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/gnome-system-monitor Executable for System Monitor.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-system-monitor | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
System Monitor Manual Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. attributes(5), environ(5), gnome-std-options(5)
You may disable System Monitor at SunRay. Because this application use /proc and keep polling for information, they may adversely effect the performance of the system. But we will not change the default behavior and configuration for SunRay, if it give big impact to SunRay performance, administrators should disable them by using gconfd/APOC. The method to disable Monitor applet: They may use Gnome lockdown features to modify the mandatory settings of the Gnome configuration on their servers to add that applet iden- tifier to the list of disabled applets. you may use the following command (Note: Depending on when this is set, a logout may be required to take effect) %gconftool-2 --type list --list-type string --set /apps/panel/global/disabled_applets [OAFIID:GNOME_MultiLoadApplet] The method to disable Monitor application: You may just remove the package containing it on their servers, or just change the permissions on the binary: %chmod 700 /bin/gnome-system- monitor. Written by Niall Power, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003. Updated by Henry Zhang, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2006. SunOS 5.11 1 Oct 2003 gnome-system-monitor(1)