How to install Glances System Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu

Glances is a free and open source system monitoring tool for Linux, BSD, Mac OS and Windows. It is released under GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 license and written in Python. It shows CPU usage, Memory details, system Load, complete Process list, all network interface, IRQ, Raid and Disk I/O information, available sensors, your system filesystem details, system Uptime details and lot more. It also comes with build in XML-RPC server and a RESTful JSON API. Some other features are export system details to CSV, InfluxDB, Cassandra, OpenTSDB, StatsD, ElasticSearch and RabbitMQ.

Glances System Monitoring Tool

Install Glances System Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu:

Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) run below command to install Glances System Monitoring Tool on your system.

sudo apt install glances -y

After the successful installation of Glances System Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu, in terminal run this command to start it.


you can also install it with below snap command.

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Install Glances via snap:

In your terminal run below snap installation command.

sudo snap install glances

This will also install the latest version of Glances System Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu.

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