htop an alternative to top command

Today I have stumbled across a system resource utilization tool htop which is way more visual than top and it is easier to use too. For example, following is from my single core amazon cloud centos server.
htop-output
You can easily see that sorting is by CPU and if you want to change it, just press F6 and you get a new menu to choose as to which column you want to sort by. It is really cool!

sort-by-mem

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Worked for more than 10 years as a Network/Support Engineer and also interested in Python, Linux, Security and SD-WAN, currently living in the Netherlands and works as a Network Support Engineer. // JNCIE-SEC #223 / RHCE / PCNSE


2 thoughts on “htop an alternative to top command”

    1. I don’t think that it is available on current SRX but who knows future Linux based SRX might have it.

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