System monitoring tool

Greetings community,

With which command on Terminal can i monitor all system / hardware process?

Thanks.

The most popular process monitor is htop.

But there are countless others, they usually have top in their name, after the original one.

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There are lots of options. Try out top and htop to start with. There is also byptop which has some more info/features.

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is it installed or need some configs? thanks for reply. i was reading about it on wikipedia

thanks.

Install: sudo pacman -Syu htop if not already installed.
Run: htop in a terminal
See: htop --help for options
Also: man htop

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thanks for supporting me.

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htop should be installed by default on EndeavourOS.

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will look it and will let you know here. thanks

EndeavourOS also installs (or used to install) one called “glances”, at least on XFCE4. I think it may need an additional library to be installed in order to run, however.

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There are several tools.

htop is probably the one most people use. But I also like glances
And if you really want it sophisticated, not in a terminal, but as a web page with an underlying service you should look at netdata

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glances is installed per default on all install methods for EndeavourOS, older installs may need to install python-defusedxml as it is now a dependency to run glances (brings in some security additions)

We do not have htop installed because glances is there already…
but you can choose whatever you like.

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I installed EndeavourOS back on the April 2021 .iso and when I tried to run glances in a terminal:

[scott@endeavourOS ~]$ glances
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/glances", line 33, in <module>
    sys.exit(load_entry_point('Glances==3.2.2', 'console_scripts', 'glances')())
  File "/usr/bin/glances", line 25, in importlib_load_entry_point
    return next(matches).load()
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/importlib/metadata.py", line 77, in load
    module = import_module(match.group('module'))
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/importlib/__init__.py", line 127, in import_module
    return _bootstrap._gcd_import(name[level:], package, level)
  File "<frozen importlib._bootstrap>", line 1030, in _gcd_import
  File "<frozen importlib._bootstrap>", line 1007, in _find_and_load
  File "<frozen importlib._bootstrap>", line 986, in _find_and_load_unlocked
  File "<frozen importlib._bootstrap>", line 680, in _load_unlocked
  File "<frozen importlib._bootstrap_external>", line 850, in exec_module
  File "<frozen importlib._bootstrap>", line 228, in _call_with_frames_removed
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/site-packages/glances/__init__.py", line 46, in <module>
    from glances.main import GlancesMain
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/site-packages/glances/main.py", line 27, in <module>
    from glances.compat import input, disable, enable
  File "/usr/lib/python3.9/site-packages/glances/compat.py", line 48, in <module>
    from defusedxml.xmlrpc import monkey_patch
ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'defusedxml'

So looks like your suspicions were right about python-defusexml because once I installed that, glances ran perfectly! I’ve always installed htop since it’s all I’ve never known, but glances is a worthy alternative for sure, TIL! Thanks!

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btop seems very good :blush:

Its bpytop ported to C++ but uses little resources .
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Thanks guys.

Glances was installed default. I also installed htop and both them. Both are great tool

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I want to advertise netdata a bit more. This thread animated me to actually check it out again and it is really cool.

sudo pacman -S netdata
sudo systemctl start netdata
load http://localhost:19999 in your browser
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Glad you did! Just tried it, very addicting! Very cool… Thanks for sharing!

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Where can we find what additional nifty tools are installed on eos per default. I did not know about that one…

A side note - you can always do what I do and pick a custom layout for your info in conky - not quite so limited! :grin: (and it won’t overwrite your terminal).

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[ Laughs in Konsole split view ]

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