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Why does htop command does not work on *shell*?

@NickD and @amitp answers are the correct ones making a distinction between shell and term. As a side note, proced built-in command in Emacs is a good alternative for htop. But this point is unrelated ...
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Why does htop command does not work on *shell*?

M-x term is a terminal emulator. htop needs a terminal. M-x shell is only a shell, not a full terminal. Shell commands like ps will work but terminal commands like htop or vim will not. I agree that ...
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