12 TOP Command Examples in Linux

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64 Responses

  1. LTTR says:

    This is very helpful. Is there a guide to definitions of all the top headers? i.e. PR, NI etc.

  2. Alex says:

    This was VERY helpful for my OCR Computing Controlled Assesment, thanks!

  3. TecGeeks says:

    If server has multiple processor suppose (3) is CPU usage will show 300% in top command or consolidate under 100%, and How can we see individual CPU Usage if server has multiple processors

  4. Srinivas says:

    Ravi, it’s good collection of examples. Each and every details covered. Want to see more of this kind of work

  5. Fatiha says:

    Thank you very much ! Very helpful and useful.

    Now I use : top -u myUser

  6. Prince says:

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone could help me by evaluating the usefulness of the top command to a technician when using it with ps and kill in order to investigate a system that is misbehaving. Thank you.

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