Glances: An Eye on your system

Glances is a cross-platform system monitoring tool written in Python.


  • Cross-platformWritten in Python, Glances will run on almost any plaftorm : GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, OS X and Windows.
  •  APIGlances includes a XML-RPC server and a RESTful JSON API which can be used by another client software.
  •  Web UINo terminal at hand ? Use the built-in Web UI and monitor your system from any device.
  •  ExportExport all system statistics to CSV, InfluxDB, Cassandra, OpenTSDB, StatsD, ElasticSearch or even RabbitMQ. Glances also provides a dedicated Grafana dashboard.


  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Load
  • Process list
  • Network interface
  • Disk I/O
  • IRQ / Raid
  • Sensors
  • Filesystem (and folders)
  • Docker
  • Monitor
  • Alert
  • System info
  • Uptime
  • Quicklook (CPU, MEM, LOAD)


curl -L | /bin/bash

# or via pip

$ pip install glances