12 TOP Command Examples in Linux

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47 Responses

  1. srnvs says:

    Good documentation !!

    Given Above: Press (Shift+W) to save the running top command results under /root/.toprc.
    Correct: Press “W” or “Shift+w” to save current configuration in ~/.toprc.

  2. vishnu says:

    Can anyone say how to extract and write only the timestamp value and its corresponding cpu,memory, and swap value into text

  3. Varsha says:

    Thank you so much Ravi. I have started working on Unix and this is very very helpful.

  4. Kimon says:

    Very useful article, thank you!

  5. sarvesh says:

    In the Cpu(s) line what does each field represent and How to know the total CPU Utilization??? is it the summation of all??

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