Install bashtop on Linux Mint 20 - Best Method ?

The "bashtop" utility in Linux is frequently used for the resource usage monitoring and displaying other relevant statistics in the system. The "bashtop" utility is not installed by default on Linux systems. 

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Server Monitoring Software Installation queries on Linux System.

In this context, we shall look into the process of installing the "bashtop" utility on a Linux Mint 20 system.

How to Install "bashtop" on Linux Mint 20 ?

To Install the "bashtop" utility on a Linux, follow the steps outlined below.

1. Update your System

Start by updating the system by executing the command presented below:

$ sudo apt update

2. Enable the Snap Daemon on your System 

Once your Linux Mint 20 system is updated, you have to install the Snap daemon on it with the following command:

$ sudo apt install snapd

3. Install the "bashtop" Utility on your System

After installing the Snap daemon on your Linux Mint 20 system, you can install the “bashtop” utility on it by executing the below command:

$ sudo snap install bashtop

4. Execute the "bashtop" Utility on your System

Once the "bashtop" utility is successfully installed on your Linux Mint 20 system, it is now the time to run it on your system for monitoring the usage statistics of its different resources. To run the "bashtop" utility on your system, you will have to execute the below command:

$ bashtop

This will display the resource usage statistics of our Linux Mint 20 system.

How to uninstall "bashtop" Utility from Linux Mint 20 ?

You can also remove the “bashtop” utility from your Linux Mint 20 system very conveniently by executing the below command :

$ sudo snap remove bashtop

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This article covers how to install the "bashtop" utility on your Linux Mint 20 system. Bashtop is a command-line based resource monitor written in bash, which depicts usage and statistics for the CPU processor(s), RAM, hard disks, network sources, and other running processes. It also contains a customizable menu and a fully responsive terminal user interface. 

Now, you will be able to use this utility for monitoring the resource usage statistics on your system. 

To Run or start Bashtop application, run one of the following commands.

# bashtop
# bpytop

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