Install Saidar on Ubuntu 20.04

Saidar is a command line tool which shows information about system resources usage that updated at regular intervals. This tool can be used to monitor CPU usage, memory usage, disk usage, network traffic, disk I/O, etc.

This tutorial explains how to install Saidar on Ubuntu 20.04.

Install Saidar

Update the package lists:

sudo apt update

Run the following command to install Saidar:

sudo apt install -y saidar

Once installation is completed, we can check Saidar version:

saidar -v

Testing Saidar

Run the saidar command to monitor system resources usage:

saidar

The -c option can be used to enable colored output.

saidar -c
System resources usage monitoring using Saidar on Ubuntu

By default, information about system resources usage is updated every 3 seconds. Refresh delay can be changed with -d option.

saidar -d 1

Uninstall Saidar

If you decided to completely remove Saidar and related dependencies, run the following command:

sudo apt purge --autoremove -y saidar

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