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Install Htop on CentOS/RHEL and Ubuntu

Install Htop
Install Htop

Install Htop on CentOS and Ubuntu

This post explains how to install Htop on CentOS and Ubuntu systems. Htop is a very useful monitoring tool available for Linux.

Installation on Ubuntu

The installation of Htop on Ubuntu is very simple. Please run the following command:

sudo apt-get install htop

Installation of Htop on CentOS

You need to enable EPEL repository on your server to install it on CentOS server. The EPEL installation is described [button color=”green” size=”small” link=”https://grepitout.com/install-epel-repo-centos/” icon=”” target=”true”]here[/button].

Once EPEL repository is installed, please run the following command to enable Htop.

yum install -y htop

If you would like to install the latest version of Htop, you can install it from source.

CentOS

yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
yum install ncurses ncurses-devel
wget http://hisham.hm/htop/releases/2.0.2/htop-2.0.2.tar.gz
tar xvfvz htop-2.0.2.tar.gz
cd htop-2.0.2
./configure
make
make install

Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install build-essential 
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev libncursesw5-dev
wget http://hisham.hm/htop/releases/2.0.2/htop-2.0.2.tar.gz
tar xvfvz htop-2.0.2.tar.gz
cd htop-2.0.2
make
make install

That’s it!

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