What is it about the Linux `top` command that seems to inspire everyone to write their own version?

Here's a post comparing four top replacement – and that's just the ones written in !

@codesections i guess because every admin has a different perception of what data about monitoring your server is more important, and what is the best way of visualizing it.

@codesections I think everyone wants to cram more information into not much space; *what* information you want to cram in and how you want to cram it is what varies

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