Install bpytop on Raspberry Pi

The bpytop is a tool that enables to monitor system resources and running processes via command line. This tool displays CPU, RAM, disk, and network usage. The bpytop is written using Python programming language.

This tutorial explains how to install bpytopp on Raspberry Pi.

Install bpytop

Connect to Raspberry Pi via SSH. Download GPG key and add it to a list of the trusted keys. Add Azlux’s repository and update the package lists.

curl -sS | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/azlux.list
sudo apt update

Run the following command to install bpytop:

sudo apt install -y bpytop

Once installation is completed, we can check bpytop version:

bpytop --version

Testing bpytop

We can run bpytop by simply executing:

System resources and processes monitoring using bpytop on Raspberry Pi

To exit bpytop, type CTRL+C.

Uninstall bpytop

If you want to completely remove bpytop, execute the following command:

sudo apt purge --autoremove -y bpytop

During bpytop installation additional packages has been installed. We can remove these packages as well:

sudo apt purge --autoremove -y build-essential gcc g++ make

You can also remove the bpytop configuration, repository, and GPG key:

rm -rf ~/.config/bpytop
sudo rm -rf /etc/apt/sources.list.d/azlux.list
sudo apt-key del 0312D8E6

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