Linux Top Command Usage with Examples

By | 2017-01-05T16:52:42+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

One of the most basic command to monitor processes on Linux is the top command. It can display system summary information as well as a list of tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The processes are listed out in a list with multiple columns for details like process name, pid, user, cpu usage, [...]

Processes in Linux – An Overview

By | 2016-11-11T12:54:59+00:00 November 11th, 2016|

Everybody that has experience with computers will be familiar with the term 'process'. What is a process? In this tutorial, we are going to see about the processes in detail. Let's start with the definition of process. Please keep in mind that, we are talking about processes in Linux, throughout this article.   Definition: Process [...]

Linux Kill Command

By | 2016-10-28T16:22:55+00:00 October 28th, 2016|

The kill command is an excellent command to terminate a process directly without having to reboot or logging out the computer. Before killing a process, it would be wise to know what is process. Process is known as a running instance of a program, which can also be called as task executing or running. These [...]