Install Indicator-Multiload in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/11.04/Linux Mint and Monitor System Resources

Indicator Multiload is an apple to monitor system resources such as the use of the processor, memory, internet, memory, swap, etc. By default only one graph of the processor is displayed. If you are using a multi-core CPU, note that it graphically depicts the use on a "general" instead of each core. Clicking on this chart displays a menu with more detailed data on other aspects of your system, such as memory swapping, network usage, etc.
Ubuntu system indicator

Ubuntu system indicator

system monitor

Indicator-Multiload (or System Load Indicator) is an application panel indicator for Ubuntu that monitors and displays the network up/down speed, disk read/write speed, as well as CPU, Memory and hard-disk usage on the GNOME/Unity panel using a graph and a detailed list of exact statistics. On clicking the appindicator, you can get detailed system info on all of these factors.

To install Indicator-Multiload open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Here is the page on Launchpad. That's it.
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