Htop and top Alternatives: Glances, nmon

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Previously we looked at top, atop, and indirectly (due to its popularity) htop. But are there other alternatives worth looking at? Regarding system health and performance, this is a matter of preference regarding the displayed data most important to you. We all prefer different ways of viewing the same thing. Update: also consider btop. htop…

Recently came across bpytop, which is now my monitor of choice across all platforms.

It combines ease of use (once one understands the very simple shortcuts) with high information density in a single pane


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Used that one also. Also, check out btop:

btop (btop++) is the third iteration of bashtop->bpytop. It’s being written in C++ and will simply be called btop