Activity monitor allows users to see the cpu usage on a per-core basis (for multicore machines, e.g. my MacBook Pro). Is there a way to find the percent usage of each core/processor via the command line?
To install htop on OS X El Capitan follow these easy steps: Copy and paste the following commands into a terminal window:
curl -O http://themainframe.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/htop.zip unzip htop.zip sudo mv htop /usr/local/bin rm htop.zip
Run htop by entering
htop into Terminal