I am started using Freya mostly now I want to know how can I open the task manager like we have in Windows. And see the running processe and applications. Also I want to know the cpu usage and it's ram usages everything.

Is there any built in feature for it.?

Do I need to install anything for it.?


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For a CLI solution, install htop with:

sudo apt-get install htop

Open the terminal with Win+T, and run it with:


You will be presented with the information you need. Sorry if it is a command line tool, but it is soo well put together that it is worth trying.

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    – Ravan
    Dec 3, 2015 at 5:43

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