HTOP - what's running on your Pi?
Easy fun stuff to do with a terminal on Dataplicity
HTOP is like Task Manager in MS Windows. It shows how the CPU and memory are being used by various tasks.
This can be useful if your Pi is somewhere remote and you want to check on its performance.
The demand on CPU and memory will look like this
To begin a project, first change the user.
The Dataplicity terminal logs you in as a Dataplicity user, which does not have sudo access.
su pi to switch to the 'pi' user and then the password. By default this is
raspberry, unless you've changed it.
To install the HTOP package, type:
sudo apt-get install htop
To quit HTOP, type