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Process Explorer Alternatives for Linux

Process Explorer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. 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 50 alternatives to Process Explorer and 14 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Process Explorer are Glances, KSysGuard, GNOME System Monitor and vtop.

Process Explorer 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 Process Explorer.
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  • Windows
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Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists...

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  1. htop icon

    htop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

    ⚫︎ Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Glances icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGlances either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Nicer feel than htop Could not use procexp (linux process explorer) because project have not been updated for a year (last was june 2016) and my system can't install some obscure dependency

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  3. KSysGuard icon

    KSysGuard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    KSysGuard, also known as KDE System Guard and KDE System Monitor, is designed to make simple process control available to a user without needing to do any special setup - the defaults are usually perfectly adequate.

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  4. GNOME System Monitor icon

    GNOME System Monitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME

    System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

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

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacevtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  6. StatusPilatus icon

    StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

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    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

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  7. Linux Process Explorer icon

    Linux Process Explorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Linux process explorer, behaves the same as the windows process explorer from Mark Russinovich.

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  8. Xfce Task Manager icon

    Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

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  9. PowerTOP icon

    PowerTOP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    PowerTOP is a Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power management.

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  10. PSmisc icon

    PSmisc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This PSmisc package is a set of some small useful utilities that use the proc filesystem. We're not about changing the world, but providing the system administrator with some help in common tasks. There is options for using SELinux if you need it and fuser understands IPv6.

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