htop- A colored alternative to top command


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htop, an interactive process viewer for Linux, it is a good alternative to top command. When you run htop, it will show you your usage per CPU, as well as a text graph of your memory and swap usage right at the top, all in a colored interface.

To install htop use the following command:

- Ubuntu/ LinuxMint and Debian

sudo apt-get install htop

- Fedora and other rpm based

yum install htop

Once installed, type htop in terminal