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Install latest/stable of btop

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install btop

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Resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes.


  • Easy to use, with a game inspired menu system.

  • Full mouse support, all buttons with a highlighted key is clickable and mouse scroll works in process list and menu boxes.

  • Fast and responsive UI with UP, DOWN keys process selection.

  • Function for showing detailed stats for selected process.

  • Ability to filter processes.

  • Easy switching between sorting options.

  • Tree view of processes.

  • Send any signal to selected process.

  • UI menu for changing all config file options.

  • Auto scaling graph for network usage.

  • Shows IO activity and speeds for disks

  • Battery meter

  • Selectable symbols for the graphs

  • Custom presets

  • And more...


`sudo snap connect btop:system-observe`

`sudo snap connect btop:physical-memory-observe`

`sudo snap connect btop:mount-observe` 

`sudo snap connect btop:hardware-observe`

`sudo snap connect btop:process-control`

`sudo snap connect btop:network-monitor`

`sudo snap connect btop: removable-media`

Logs, et cetera are located: ~/snap/btop/current/.config/btop

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Last updated
3 December 2021

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