How do I view my Disk Activity on Ubuntu? For example, How can I monitor what is being written and read from disk as well as the percentage of disk usage?
I am looking for an application similar to the Resource Monitor in Windows.
You can use iotop. To install, open a terminal and execute the following command:
To use iotop, open a terminal and type the following command:
iotop features real-time display of all disk activity and also displays the command responsible for the activity and the user behind the command just like Resource Monitor.
Also similar to resource monitor is htop in it's ability to identify and kill processes:
and to run htop in monitor mode:
or, for more features and permissions to fully debug and kill individual processes etc.:
You can use
For more information about this tool, look visit below links: