When comparing htop vs Stacer, the Slant community recommends htop for most people. In the question“What are the best system monitors for Linux?” htop is ranked 1st while Stacer is ranked 4th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Important information all in one place
htop is a terminal application which displays all running processes in an ordered list view. There's just one view of htop which displays everything. This avoids needless navigation through different views which usually is very time consuming.
Pro Easily kill any process
You can scroll down to any process that you want to kill and just press
k to kill it.
Pro Has process tree view
Pro Feature rich
Stacer also lets you clean junk from your system, enable/disable startup of background services at boot time, etc.
Pro Good GUI
Pro Fast and lightweight
While older versions of Stacer were built with Electron, it's now been ported to C++ and Qt, which makes it fast and light on resources.
Con No network activity details
Con Horrible GUI
Con Lacks VIM bindings
Navigation is difficult if you have VIM bindings in your muscle memory.