htop - a great alternative to top for Ubuntu Linux

I colleague recommended that I install htop the other day. It's an alternative to top which offers colour (ooh), a tree sort view (aah), and the ability to kill off processes within htop itself (very cool).

To install it, simply run:

sudo aptitude install htop
And to run it, simply type:
This is what it looks like running (with the tree view selected):

And here are some of the help options:

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Anonymous said...

Excellent alternative! =D I've just installed it and I already love it! =P

The Doctor

Anonymous said...

How do u find out IO utilized by processes..