Linux: Monitor Processes, “htop” Tutorial

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This page is a tutorial on the Linux process monitoring tool htop. “htop” is a improved tool over the classic top. 〔➤ Linux: Monitor Processes, “top” Tutorial

htop lists ALL processes, and provides easier way to let you sort, search, mark, kill, processes.

First, you need to install it, by sudo apt-get install htop.

Then, start it by htop. Or, read man page by man htop or summary by htop --help.

linux htop screenshot 2013-02-03
htop screenshot.

Type F1 or h for Help screen. That should be it.

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htop help screen. Press h to start help. Press any key to return.

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