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103.5 Create, Monitor and Kill Processes


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jobs
Command displays minimal information about processes associated with the current session
ps
This command displays process that were run from it's own terminal
ps -Ae
This command will display all processes on a system
ps -u
This command will display all process given by a specified user
ps -w >ps.txt
Tells ps not to truncate to system and output to a file
uptime
Find uptime and display load average
bg
Restores a job to the running status but in the background
fg
Uses CTRL+Z to pause a program and then send the program to the foreground
kill
Can be used to stop executing proccesses, uses PID
nohup
Run a command immune to hangups with output to console or non tty
killall
Can be used to kill all processes of a certain name
free
Show free memory and swap