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[edit] Description

Htop is a text-only, interactive process viewer similar to 'top'.

  • The process list is scrollable.
  • Control screen items with the stylus in addition to the keyboard.
  • The information on screen is configurable.
  • Strace can be attached to a process with a single keypress.

[edit] Packages

source: htop

binary: htop

[edit] Usage Examples

Just run htop to see the running processes:

# htop

Move around the view with the cursor keys.

Exit by pressing 'q'.

The stylus also works on the display.

[edit] Links

[htop man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/htop.html)

[edit] See Also