HTOP - What's running on your Pi?

Easy fun stuff to do with a terminal on Dataplicity

HTOP is like the Task Manager in MS Windows. It shows how the CPU and memory are being used by various tasks and processes.

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 thisThe demand on CPU and memory will look like this

The demand on CPU and memory will look like this


Install and run HTOP

To install the HTOP package, run the following command:

sudo apt install -y htop

To run it, use:

sudo htop

Getting out of HTOP

To quit HTOP press and hold together CTRL + C on your keyboard.