htop is an ncurses-based process viewer similar to top, but it
allows one to scroll the list vertically and horizontally to see
all processes and their full command lines. Tasks related to
processes (killing, renicing) can be done without entering their PIDs.
Once installed, this snap can optionally be connected to some extra plugs:
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install htop, simply use the following command: