How-To Install Jetson Stats & Use


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Dec 6, 2019
jetson-stats is a package to monitoring and control your NVIDIA Jetson [Nano, Xavier, TX2i, TX2, TX1] embedded board. When you install jetson-stats are included:

Read the Wiki for more detailed information

sudo -H pip install jetson-stats
🚀 That's it! 🚀

There are not require other information to use your jetson stats

Update the jetson-stats version

Now update your system monitor is easier then before.
sudo -H pip install -U jetson-stats
It is a system monitoring utility that runs on the terminal and see and control realtime the status of your NVIDIA Jetson. CPU, RAM, GPU status and frequency and other...

The prompt interface will be show like this image:

You can run the jtop with (Suggested to run with sudo)
sudo jtop
Other options are availables with -h option:

nvidia@jetson-nano:~/$ sudo jtop -h
usage: jtop [-h] [-r REFRESH] [--debug] [--page PAGE] [--version]

jtop is a system monitoring utility and control. Runs on terminal

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-r REFRESH refresh interval
--debug Run with debug logger
--page PAGE Open fix page
--version show program's version number and exit

To control the your NVIDIA Jetson are available this keyboard commands:
  • a Start/Stop jetson_clocks service (Note: jetson_clocks start only after 60s from up time)
  • e Enable/Disable jetson_clocks on board boot
  • + and - Increase and decrease the NVPmodel
  • p and m Increase and decrease the Fan speed

jtop have four different pages to control your NVIDIA Jetson:
  1. ALL Are collected all information about your board: CPUs status, Memory, GPU, disk, fan and all status about jetson_clocks, NVPmodel and other
  2. GPU A real time GPU history about your NVIDIA Jetson
  3. CTRL You can control the status of you
  4. INFO Are collected all information about libraries, CUDA, Serial Number, interfaces, ...


The command show the status and all information about your NVIDIA Jetson


This script generate the easy environment variables to know which is your Hardware version of the Jetson and which Jetpack you have already installed