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Installing gtop to monitor a system

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I recently came across a nifty app called gtop which shows some really cool information and graphs about your system, such as cpu usage, disk, network, etc in real time.

Here's how I installed it:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install npm
npm install -g gtop

Then run it with


If you get an error saying "/usr/bin/env: ‘node’: No such file or directory" then try this:

ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node

This will symlink it and if you re-run the app it should work!