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Installing and Using htop

In this lab, we'll install `htop`, a resource utilization utility, and use it to look at system resource utilization. We'll also use it to identify an active process and kill that process.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Apr 15, 2019

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  1. Challenge

    Install `htop`.

    1. To install htop, run the following command:

      sudo apt-get install -y htop
  2. Challenge

    Kill the Xtightvnc process through `htop`.

    1. Start htop:

      sudo htop
    2. To kill the Xtightvnc process, scroll the highlighted row to the Xtightvnc service and press F9, then ENTER to send the kill command.

    3. Once the process is killed, it will disappear from the htop interface.

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