linux process

jobs command

May 28,93

The jobs command displays the status of jobs started in the current terminal window. Jobs are numbered starting from 1 …

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Background and foreground processes

May 28,93

You might have noticed that, when you launch a program, it takes over your terminal, preventing you from doing other work …

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Change process priority

May 28,93

nice command Sometimes you might want to change the priority of a process in Linux. For example, you might run a …

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Kill a process by name

May 27,93

The killall command kills a process based on its name rather than its PID number. For instance, in our previos …

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Kill a process in Linux

May 27,93

The kill command is used to terminate (kill) a process in Linux. If a program becomes totally unresponsive, you might …

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top command

May 27,93

The top command is, just like ps, used to display running processes, but with one very useful feature: it updates its …

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