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:
htop
This is what it looks like running (with the tree view selected):



And here are some of the help options:



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2 comments:

The Doctor said...

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

The Doctor

Anonymous said...

How do u find out IO utilized by processes..