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 (Free, Open Source), GNOME System Monitor (Free, Open Source), KSysGuard (Free, Open Source) and vtop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    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.
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      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. System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.
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    4. 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.
    5. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.


    6. 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. Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes. - Support for Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and OpenSolaris. - Monitors the CPU and memory usage. - Tree view columns can be reordered. - View processes as a tree. - Display window icons/names.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      LXTask is the standard task manager and system monitor of LXDE. It starts via Ctrl+Alt+Del and is extremely lightweight.
    8. Python System Monitor (Psymon) is a cross-platform, task and performance monitor. Features: Global processes monitoring. System load history (cpu,memory,network and disks). Disks informations. Network connections.

      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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