In Linux, the top command is used to view a server’s processor activity in real-time. The htop command is an alternative to top, offering an easier interface featuring color, mouse operation, the ability to scroll through processes. In this video, we’ll show how htop is overall more intuitive, although providing similar output as the regular top command.
0:56 What does htop look like?
1:40 How to Install htop?
3:28 Navigating htop with a Mouse
5:14 A Few htop Keyboard Shortcuts
7:56 Sorting Columns with your Keyboard
8:38 How to Customize htop
11:25 How to Find a Process by a Specific User
12:10 How to Find a Process by Name
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