PiCockpit showing CPU usage & temperature

The CPU information is updated live in your webinterface.

No matter where your Pi will be in the world, if it has an Internet connection and can talk to the PiCockpit MQTT Broker, you will be able to monitor it.


CPU Loaded with two hogs:


The 51 % refers to overall system load – that is, if two cores are 100 % busy with the hogs, and two are free, a system load of about 50 % is expected.

The 1 % additional load is for other system tasks (including picockpit-client itself)

Here’s the command to run:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install stress

stress –cpu 2

With one hog:


with three hogs:


four hogs max out the CPU: