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Stacer is an extremely powerful system monitoring tool. This tool is not only capable of doing the resource usage monitoring but it can also handle the removal of unnecessary files from your system.

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Linux System optimization queries.

In this context, we shall look into how to Install Stacer on Linux Mint 20.


Main Features of Stacer includes:

  • Simple and easy-to-use Graphical Interface.
  • Provides System Information.
  • Monitor CPU, Memory, Disk and Network Usage.
  • Monitor and manage startup applications.
  • Built-in System Cleaner to Clean Caches and logs.
  • Monitor and Manage Processes.
  • Monitor Manage system services.
  • Built-in App Uninstaller.
  • View history of resource usage (CPU load, Disk usage etc.) using graphs.
  • Built-in APT – repository manager.
  • GNOME and Unity settings for Ubuntu.
  • Option for alert messages, if system resources exceed the set value.


Steps to install Stacer on Linux Mint system

We can easily install Stacer on a Linux Mint 20 system by executing the below steps on it.


1. Download Stacer

To begin, we will download Stacer from its Official Website:

https://github.com/oguzhaninan/Stacer/releases

Once you will visit this link, you need to click on the stacer.deb file

This will launch a download confirmation dialogue box on your screen. You need to select the "Save" option and then click on the "OK" button.

Then, within a few minutes, Stacer will be downloaded successfully on your Linux Mint 20 system.


2. Navigate to the Downloads directory of your System

Now, you need to navigate to the "Downloads" directory of your system by issuing the below terminal command:

$ cd Downloads/


3. Perform System update and Install Stacer

After changing the path of your system's terminal, you need to update your system and install Stacer on it by executing the following command:

$ sudo apt update && sudo apt install ./stacer_1.1.0_amd64.deb


4. Launch Stacer

Finally, for launching Stacer from your system, you will have to click on the Mint Menu icon and search for Stacer. You will instantly be able to see the appropriate search result on which you will have to click to launch Stacer from your system.


How to Uninstall Stacer from Linux Mint 20 ?

Stacer can be removed from your system by issuing the below command:

$ sudo apt-get purge --autoremove stacer


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Conclusion

This article covers the best procedure of Installing Stacer on Linux Mint 20. In fact, Stacer is an amazing tool for Linux system monitoring and optimizing. It is a multi utility tool with features that allows you to easily manager your Linux system. Once installed successfully, Stacer can easily be used for system monitoring and improving its performance and efficiency.


How to Install Stacer on Linux ?

If you want the latest version of Stacer then open a new Terminal Window and execute the following command line by line:

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

This will add Stacer PPA in your repository and install the latest version of Stacer on your system.

However, if you want to install the most stable release (tested) of stacer, which can be installed from the official repository of your operating system then open terminal and execute the following command:

$ sudo apt install stacer

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