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How To Install Glances on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and use Glances on Ubuntu systems.

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Install Glances on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with Glances :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Glances package is available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly via the below command:
sudo apt install glances -y
  • Enable and start Glances then verify the status using the commands below:
sudo systemctl enable glances
sudo systemctl start glances
sudo systemctl status glances
  • Verify the Glances installation by checking its version as shown below:
glances --version
  • Check the options with glances via the help option:
glances --help
  • Start Glances with the command below:
glances
  • You can Enter the h button to get the configuration and keys for dealing with Glances screen

How to Remove (Uninstall) Glances

  • Remove Glances APT Method
sudo apt autoremove glances --purge -y

Install Glances -Conclusion

That’s it

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