The top interface is a common pattern in the CLI tool world. Here are some top style tools.

top style tools

  • atop - Linux top tool that catches short-lived processes.
  • glances - A better top which shows more aspects of the system.
  • htop - Top, but different. Perhaps better.
  • iftop - Top for network interfaces.
  • innotop - Top for database connections.
  • iotop - Top for IO.
  • nethogs - Network top that shows usage by pid.
  • ntop - Top for networking.
  • powertop - Top for power usage.
  • top - The original.