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htop is a shell based program like top. It graphically displays running processes and their use of the CPU. Similar to top, htop continuously updates its display.

htop helps you to see which processes are using system resources, if memory is swapping or the CPU is overloaded). A colored ASCII graphic shows CPU and memory useage.


You can install “htop” using the Pakfire section of the web interface or with the shell command:

pakfire install -y htop


To start htop just use the following command:


addons/htop/start.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/25 22:40 by Jon