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Übersicht: System monitor configuration

With Übersicht you are able to configure an active system monitor on your macOS desktop. I have a repository containing all the Übersicht plugins I am using in my personal arrangement.


I do not own all of the widgets contained in my repository but mainly made adjustments to them. Most of the widgets I use can originally be found here.

First of all it is recommended to install Übersicht by using Homebrew:

# brew cask install ubersicht
After installing you can create a directory for Übersicht in /Applications/ to keep your plugins organized with the app itself:
# cd /Applications/
# mkdir Übersicht && mv Ü Übersicht/
# cd Übersicht/
Now clone my uebersicht-widgets repository in a directory called widgets-repository:
# git clone widgets-repository
To separate your own plugins from my repository we first create another directory called widgets-enabled:
# mkdir widgets-enabled && cd widgets-enabled
Now create a symlink from the widgets-repository to the widgets-enabled directory.
# ln -s ../widgets-repository/* .
Now start Übersicht for the first time, set /Applications/Übersicht/widgets-enabled as widget folder in the preferences (available over the Übersicht icon in your menu bar) and restart Übersicht afterwards. You can add your own plugins in the widgets-enabled directory and update my widget repository in widgets-repository.