How To Install BpyTOP on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install BpyTOP on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install BpyTOP on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Bpytop is a terminal-based resource monitor that shows various device resources in an effective and visually appealing manner. It has a game-inspired theme. Bashtop users can expect similar features in bpytop since bpytop is ported from bashtop and completely written in Python.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the BpyTOP resource monitor on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install BpyTOP on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Python.

Run the following command to install a python package manager pip:

sudo apt install python3-pip

To check the version of python running:

root@idroot.us:~# python3 --version
Python 3.8.5

Step 3. Installing BpyTOP on Ubuntu 20.04.

Now we run the following command below to install BpyTOP:

pip3 install bpytop

Another method, you can install BpyTOP using Snap packages:

sudo snap install bpytop

Step 3. Accessing BpyTOP on Ubuntu

Once successfully installed, you are now good to launch the application. Launch BpyTOP by running “bpytop” in the terminal.

Install BpyTOP on Ubuntu 20.04

Congratulations! You have successfully installed BpyTOP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the BpyTOP resource monitor on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official BpyTOP website.

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