bbsload - system load tool for Blackbox
bbsload is a Blackbox tool to display your system load.
It can show simple system bar graphs, including load averages for 1, 5
and 15 minute periods, memory usage, swap usage, total system usage, as
well as CPU loads for user, nice and system processes and idle time.
By default bbsload reads the Blackbox style-file as defined in
$HOME/.blackboxrc and copies as much of the style as possible. The
result is an application which looks a lot like the toolbar.
The -geometry is given as +x+y or -x-y (or combination) where -x-y is
the (x,y) distance of the right bottom of screen to the right bottom of
So -geometry -0-0 puts the application in the lower right corner of the
A summary of the options supported by bbsload is included below.
-display display name
X server to connect to
use alternate config file
Show ’normal’ decorated window
Set geometry of window
Show summary of options and exit.
fall back on default configuration
Don’t display groundplate
Display version number
Place bbtool in the Slit
$datadir/bbtools/bbsload.bb the global configuration file
$HOME/.bbtools/bbsload.bb a local configuration file
Under other Window managers
$datadir/bbtools/bbsload.nobb the global configuration file
$HOME/.bbtools/bbsload.nobb a local configuration file
This manual page was written by Emanuele Rocca <email@example.com>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).