Linux Top Command Usage with Examples

Posted at January 5, 2017 at 4:52 pm by Jithin

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, memory usage. Apart from the list of processes, the top command also shows brief stats about average system load, cpu usage, and ram usage on the top. Top is one of the important tool for moni   [...]

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