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Si|entKey 03-27-2001 11:03 PM

Hello.
I'm fairly new to Linux, on and off for a few years.
Anyways, when I run "top" it shows me what PID is assigned to a program, say XMMS... now it shows 4 PID's for XMMS, why is that? and like 5 for identd, and 5 for licq.. and so on.

How does that work? Just curious!

--Clint


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