Statgrab for Ruby

Ruby bindings to the libstatgrab portable system statistics library.

Git repositories:

Building and installing

First, make sure libstatgrab is installed on your system.

Follow these procedures to build and install manually:

ruby extconf.rb
make install

Or if you prefer, install remotely from Rubyforge via Rubygems:

gem install statgrab

Sample program

require 'statgrab'
  sg =
  puts "CPU Usage: %.1f%%" % sg.cpu_percents[:user]
rescue Statgrab::Exception => e
  puts "Error! %s" % e.message


Copyright 2008 Dag Odenhall

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