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gtop Alternatives

gtop is described as 'System monitoring dashboard for terminal' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to gtop for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and iPhone. The best alternative is htop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gtop are Glances, Bashtop, BPYTOP and vtop.

gtop alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of gtop.
This page was last updated May 15, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

System monitoring dashboard for terminal.

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  1. 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.

  2. Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.

  3. Linux/OSX/FreeBSD resource monitor.


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes.

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

    vtop vs gtop opinions
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    Very similar to gtop, but without some indicators. That can actually be a good thing as it scales nicely and you can use it in a tmux pane

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  6. ytop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A TUI system monitor written in Rust. Contribute to cjbassi/ytop development by creating an account on GitHub.

  7. gotop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Another TUI graphical activity monitor, inspired by gtop and vtop, this time written in Go!

  8. Ctop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Docker
    • Linux
    • Go (Programming Language)

    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.

  9. nmon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This systems administrator, tuner, benchmark tool gives you a huge amount of important performance information in one go. It can output the data in two ways

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