BashTop is a Linux Resource Monitor for the Terminal

Neil Amstrong of BayLibre recently added ODROID-C4 support to Armbian,  fired up Rosetta@Home on the Amlogic S905X3 SBC, and took a  screenshot of some kind of advanced htop program showing the Rosetta@Home and other processes running.

The program used happens to be BashTop a recently released Linux resource monitor written in Bash and running in a terminal.

Installing the script and running it is super easy:

I tried it in an AMD Ryzen 7 laptop running Ubuntu 18.04.

BashTopYou’ll need at least a 80×25 terminal window, but it looks much better in full screen.

bashtop linux terminal monitor
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It shows CPU use in graphical and text forms, memory and storage usage, a list of processes, as well as network usage both in graphical and text forms.

You can also select each individual process to get more information or kill it. If you want to install BashTop permanently on your system, simply copy it in a directory in your path, for example:

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