Install btop++ on Nintendo Switch
Awesome terminal resource monitor and task manager, similar to htop.
To run in a terminal: btop
btop shows CPU, memory, network, and disk usage, along with a task manager.
btop is also very user customizable, with different layouts and ways of displaying CPU, memory, network and disk usage.
If you want to look at screenshots of btop, go to the GitHub README.
Fortunately, btop++ is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install btop++.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Jammy, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Jammy.
btop++ will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install btop++.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the System Management category.
Now scroll down to find btop++ in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install btop++ for you!