How to Install Htop on Ubuntu 18.04

Htop is a real-time process monitoring tool for Ubuntu operating system. The htop command is similar to top command, but much improved version. Htop is not installed by default on Ubuntu 18, But available from the default Ubuntu software repository.

To install htop on Ubuntu 18.04:

Open the terminal and update the package list:

sudo apt-get update

Install htop package:

sudo apt-get install htop

After the installation is complete, type sudo htop in the terminal to check on the resource utilization of your Ubuntu system.

sudo htop

At the top of the display, you will see the CPU and memory usage, load average and uptime of the server.

Then, you see the list of running processes with their own CPU and memory utilization.

How to Install Htop on Ubuntu 18.04

Htop is a great command line utility that every Linux server should have. There is no better command to check on the resource utilization of your Ubuntu 18.04 server than htop command.