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|Copyright:|| 2005–2008 Florian octo Forster|
2009 Manuel Sanmartin
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The Load plugin collects the system load. These numbers give a rough overview over the utilization of a machine, though their meaning is mostly overrated.
The system load is defined as the number of runnable tasks in the run-queue and is provided by many operating systems as a one, five or fifteen minute average.
- Most UNIXes
- Linux (alternatively)