Stacer – Linux System Optimizer & Monitoring Tool

Stacer is a GUI based application written in C++ to monitor and optimize Linux OS. The latest build version of Stacer is 1.1.0, which provides all in one stop for our common activities we perform using Terminal like package management, process management, Host details, CPU, Network and Disk monitoring, startup applications, and a few more.

There are a lot of improvements made since version 1.0.8 to make the application fast, responsive design, improved performance.

How to Install Stacer Monitoring Tool in Linux

To install the latest version of Stacer in Debian and Ubuntu-based Linux distributions, use the following PPA as shown.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oguzhaninan/stacer
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install stacer

For RPM-based Linux distributions such as CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora, you can head over to the official Stacer release page and download the latest .rpm package or use the following curl command to download it.

$ curl -O https://github.com/oguzhaninan/Stacer/releases/download/v1.1.0/stacer-1.1.0-amd64.rpm
$ yum localinstall stacer-1.1.0-amd64.rpm

How to Use Stacer Monitoring Tool in Linux

To start the Stacer, type "nohup stacer" from the terminal or go to the start menu Type “Stacer” in the search bar → Launch it.

# nohup stacer

Stacer Dashboard

Once the stacer is launched, the first page to be displayed will be a dashboard. The dashboard provides a nice interface to manage CPU, Memory, and Disk along with download and upload activity. You can also get the host-related information from the dashboard.

Stacer Linux System Monitoring
Stacer Linux System Monitoring

Linux Startup Applications

You can add startup applications from the startup application tray. Once the application is added to the tray it provides features to disable/enable or delete the startup app from the tray directly.

Monitor Linux Applications
Monitor Linux Applications

Linux System Cleaner

We can remove Trash, Cache, and application Logs from the system cleaner tray. Based upon the need we can either select all to do a scan and clean or just select individual entries and clean it.

Linux System Cleaner
Linux System Cleaner

Manage Linux Services

From the service tab starting and stopping the service are made easy. You can also filter the services based upon its status. There are two options provided at this tray to start/stop the service and enable/disable the service during startup.

Linux Service Management
Linux Service Management

Monitor Linux Processes

The process tray provides an easy way to monitor the process table. You can sort each column in ascending or descending, search for individual processes from the search bar and select a process row, and press the “End Process” to stop the process.

Monitor Linux Processes
Monitor Linux Processes

Linux Application Uninstaller

Removing the package has been made easy through the uninstaller tray. Search for the package in the search bar, select the package, and press “Uninstall selected” to remove the package.

Uninstall Linux Applications
Uninstall Linux Applications

Monitor Linux Resources

The last 60 seconds of CPU, RAM, Disk, CPU Load Average, and network activity will be displayed in the resource tab. For four, eight, or more cores, each core will be individually displayed in contrasting colors. Each plot can be viewed separately by pressing the button next to the history of the CPU…

Monitor Linux Resources
Monitor Linux Resources

APT – Repository Manager

From the APT Repository manager, we can add a new repository, delete an existing repository, enable or disable the repository.

APT - Repository Manager
APT – Repository Manager

That’s all for today. We have explored how to install Stacer on different Linux distributions and different features stacer offers. Play with the stacer and let us know your review of the application.

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13 thoughts on “Stacer – Linux System Optimizer & Monitoring Tool”

  1. Hi,

    Does Stacer monitor Linux servers as well?

    How to monitor more than 1 Linux server with a single URL using stacer?

    Reply
  2. Same….
    E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/oguzhaninan/stacer/ubuntu focal Release’ does not have a Release file.
    N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
    N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

    Reply
  3. Will not install on KDE Neon 20.04.

    E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/oguzhaninan/stacer/ubuntu focal Release’ does not have a Release file.
    N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely and is therefore disabled by default.
    N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

    Reply
  4. E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/oguzhaninan/stacer/ubuntu focal Release’ does not have a Release file.
    N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
    N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

    Reply

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