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cpulimit Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to cpulimit for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is htop, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to cpulimit and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to cpulimit are vtop, Ctop and timelimit.

cpulimit alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of cpulimit.
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  • Linux

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    htop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    59 alternatives to htop 

    htop is an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement that runs in the terminal. The available columns are: PID, STATE, PPID, PGRP, SESSION, TTY_NR, TPGID, MINFLT...

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    1.  Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    vtop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    38 alternatives to vtop 

    vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.

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    1.  Command line interfacevtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Ctop icon

    Ctop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Docker
    • Linux
    • Go (Programming Language)
    27 alternatives to Ctop 

    Top-like interface for container metrics. ctop provides a concise and condensed overview of real-time metrics for multiple containers as well as a single container view for inspecting a specific container.

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  4. timelimit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    1 alternatives to timelimit 

    timelimit executes a command and terminates the spawned process after a given time with a given signal. A “warning” signal is sent first, then, after a timeout, a “kill” signal, similar to the way init(8) operates on shutdown.

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