How to Install BpyTOP Resource Monitor

It is a Python-based resource monitor for your terminal.

Resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes. Python port of bashtop.

To install on Centos

To Ensure the system is updated.

yum update

To install python package manager pip

yum install python3-pip

To check the version of python running

python3 --version

Output:

[[email protected] ~]# python3 --version
Python 3.6.8

To Install BpyTOP

Note: It will give you an error if any required headers are missing-- install it and try again it will install with no issues.

pip3 install bpytop

Output:

[[email protected] ~]# pip3 install bpytop
WARNING: Running pip install with root privileges is generally not a good idea. 
Try `pip3 install --user` instead.
Collecting bpytop
  Downloading https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/88/8c/c4442a8e9b87a4b061f0 
  ed90fb8611c4194866916424dbad94a64cd567ab/bpytop-1.0.52-py3-none-any.whl (72kB)
    100% |████████████████████████████████| 81kB 5.8MB/s
Collecting psutil<6.0.0,>=5.7.0 (from bpytop)
  Downloading https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/e1/b0/7276de53321c12981717  
  490516b7e612364f2cb372ee8901bd4a66a000d7/psutil-5.8.0.tar.gz (470kB)
    100% |████████████████████████████████| 471kB 2.9MB/s
Installing collected packages: psutil, bpytop
  Running setup.py install for psutil ... done
Successfully installed bpytop-1.0.52 psutil-5.8.0

To install on Ubuntu.

To Ensure the system is updated.

apt update

If any update is available update the system and reboot.

apt upgrade -y && reboot

To install python package manager pip

apt install python3-pip

To check the version of python running

python3 --version

Output:

[email protected]:~# python3 --version
Python 3.8.5

To Install BpyTOP

Note: It will give you an error if any required headers are missing-- install it and try again it will install with no issues.

pip3 install bpytop

Output:

[email protected]:~# pip3 install bpytop
Collecting bpytop
  Downloading bpytop-1.0.52-py3-none-any.whl (72 kB)
     |████████████████████████████████| 72 kB 770 kB/s
Collecting psutil<6.0.0,>=5.7.0
  Downloading psutil-5.8.0-cp38-cp38-manylinux2010_x86_64.whl (296 kB)
     |████████████████████████████████| 296 kB 11.8 MB/s
Installing collected packages: psutil, bpytop
Successfully installed bpytop-1.0.52 psutil-5.8.0

TO open the Bpytop Resource Monitor window,

bpytop

Output:

This concludes our topic of installing BpyTOP Resource Monitor.