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Is there a way to have the list of processes in htop only display as the name of the command, rather than the full pathname w/ flags?

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Apparently not. You can however go to Setup/DisplayItems to Highlight the basenames.

It doesn't only list the command like you want, but it atleast makes it a little more visible.

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Ah. The highlighting helps a lot. Thx. Seems sort of dumb to not provide an option for basename-only listings, though -- it's extremely noisy the way it is now. – Steve K Jan 20 '10 at 13:51
There's a PR in htop github that may help resolving this issue some day: – Greg Dubicki Aug 7 at 9:59

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