xload is a graphical computer program in Unix which opens up a small window which begins to display a periodic update of a histogram of the average system load. A typical update period is ten seconds.
A picture of xload running from the GNOME terminal
, with the command xload -highlight blue -update 1 &
, making the scale line blue and making xload
update every second.
One can control various aspects of the display. For example, to display the scale line in blue:
xload -highlight blue