GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports
applying themes to match its appearance to your window manager, Gtk, or any other theme.
Some time ago, Bill Nalens ported GKrellM to Windows but abandoned the port in the year 2002. Because I
found myself using GKrellM for remote-monitoring and always have been a huge fan of this helpful tool I
decided to get it running on Windows again. The result can be seen and downloaded on this site.
The most significant differences between the Windows version and the Unix version of
No local mail support (Windows has no concept of local mail)
Hardware sensors are read using external tools. Supported tools are
Windows has no concept of system load (i.e. "proc" ), therefore the system load value is calculated by
GKrellM itself. This calculation is rather inaccurate compared to the system load value determined by
Swap activity cannot be determined in a reliable way on windows, therefore the swap activity graph is
GKrellM for Windows works on Windows XP or newer.
Acquiring the number of logged in users (part of the "proc" graph) may need administrative privileges
on Windows. Most other functionality works just fine as a normal user though.
If you have a question not answered in the FAQ or have trouble running GKrellM on Windows you
may either ask on the GKrellM Mailinglist
or contact the maintainer of GKrellM for Windows directly.