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“In most Unix-like operating systems, the top command is a system monitor tool that produces a frequently-updated list of processes.”  –wikipedia


$ top #launch

$ top –help #for instructions

“Htop is an interactive system-monitor process-viewer written for Linux. It is designed to replace the Unix program top.”–wikipedia

To install htop on mac download and install git from this site


and then:

$ git clone git://github.com/AndyA/htop-osx.git

Building this under Snow Leopard requires you to checkout the ‘osx’ branch:

$ git checkout -b osx origin/osx

and set your ‘CFLAGS’ environmental variable to specify a 32-bit build:

$ export CFLAGS=”-m32”

before the actual build:

$ ./autogen.sh

$ ./configure

$ make

$ make install

instructions via: http://jeetworks.org/node/60


19 February 2011