How To Install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor on Ubuntu 22.04. gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor is Display system information in GNOME Shell status bar

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor on Ubuntu 22.04.

What is gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor is:

System information such as memory usage, cpu usage, network rates and more can be displayed in the notification area in GNOME Shell.

Settings can be accessed via gnome-tweak-tool where monitoring settings can be adjusted.

There are three ways to install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor on Ubuntu 22.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

Install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

Install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

How To Uninstall gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor on Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

Uninstall gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor And Its Dependencies

To uninstall gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

Remove gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor Configurations and Data

To remove gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor configuration and data from Ubuntu 22.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

Remove gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor package on Ubuntu 22.04 using different package management tools: apt, apt-get and aptitude.