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Process Hacker Alternatives for Linux

Process Hacker is not available for Linux but there are some 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 25 alternatives to Process Hacker and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Process Hacker are Glances, KSysGuard, GNOME System Monitor and vtop.

Process Hacker 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 Hacker.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

Process Hacker is a feature-packed tool for manipulating processes and services on your computer.

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    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.

    htop Screenshot
    Almost everyone thinks htop is a great alternative to Process Hacker.
  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.

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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.

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  6. StatusPilatus icon

    StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

    Discontinued

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

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  7. Xfce Task Manager icon

    Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

    Xfce4 Task Manager v1.1.0
  8. LXTask icon

    LXTask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LXTask is the standard task manager and system monitor of LXDE. It starts via Ctrl+Alt+Del and is extremely lightweight.

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  9. Python System Monitor icon

    Python System Monitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Python System Monitor (Psymon) is a cross-platform, task and performance monitor.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

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