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Ok so I've been searching around on the forums, but I can't find what I'm looking for.

Anyone know of an app for Mac OS that will display stat info like cpu usage, mem usage, hd activity on your wallpaper.

I'm using istat menus right now, but was looking for something else.

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Ok so I've been searching around on the forums, but I can't find what I'm looking for.

Anyone know of an app for Mac OS that will display stat info like cpu usage, mem usage, hd activity on your wallpaper.

I'm using istat menus right now, but was looking for something else.

Not really a stat tool itself but I use geektool to display the output to commands. It can do command line, script files, and images. You just have to setup the necessary data to be displayed.

Searching for geektool will get you the download as well as a number of sites with scripts to use for anything from simple text to very detailed graphs from other programs. I've attached my desktop (with IP data blurred of course). If you are running an Intel Mac you'll need to download the new copy of menucracker and replace it inside of the app package so that the menu will show up as the app hasn't been updated in a while. If you need and can't get it working I'll post my modified installer package somewhere so you can use that.

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I use the same tool. I took a bit more of an artistic approach, however...

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Ooo, very pretty Mr. Happypants. I thought about fancying it up, but I kept falling back to minimalist. Also I like having the data just skirting the edges of the screen so I can open a window and still see the most relevant info. I may not be able to read the firewall log with a window open, but I can still see the timestamp changing so I know to look at it.

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Ooo, very pretty Mr. Happypants. I thought about fancying it up, but I kept falling back to minimalist. Also I like having the data just skirting the edges of the screen so I can open a window and still see the most relevant info. I may not be able to read the firewall log with a window open, but I can still see the timestamp changing so I know to look at it.

Thanks guys thats exactly what I'm looking for.

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