I have released the first public version of cpu-stat, a command line program which provides CPU usage statistics for Linux systems. Source code is open and available on GitHub.
This article explains how to create a simple program in C++ that shows the current CPU usage from command line in Linux. That’s achieved processing the file /proc/stat which contains several kernel/system statistics.
Virtualbox by Oracle is definitely the best choice when you need a free solution for your virtualization needs. Using it is pretty straightforward, but recently I had an issue with the screen resolution running Linux (Kubuntu 13.04) on a Windows…