5 Good Console Based Process Viewers For Your System

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Glances is a cross-platform curses-based monitoring tool written in Python.


Interactive system-monitor process-viewer written for Linux. It is designed as an alternative to the Unix program top.


Collectl is a light-weight performance monitoring tool capable of reporting interactively as well as logging to disk. It reports statistics on cpu, disk, infiniband, lustre, memory, network, nfs, process, quadrics, slabs and more in easy to read format.


ASCII full-screen performance monitor that is capable of reporting the activity of all processes (even if processes have finished during the interval), daily logging of system and process activity for long-term analysis, highlighting overloaded system resources by using colors, etc.


Short for Nigel's performance Monitor for Linux on POWER, x86, x86_64, Mainframe. This systems administrator, tuner, benchmark tool gives you a huge amount of important performance information in one go.

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