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Old 07-30-2009, 08:07 AM   #1
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Is there a Linux equivalent to the Windows Task Manager?


Is there a Linux equivalent to the Windows Task Manager?
 
Old 07-30-2009, 08:26 AM   #2
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Do you want to see what processes are running then you can see them with top command.
This is a real time command line utility. If you want Graphical utility then there is gnome-system-monitor
 
Old 07-30-2009, 08:40 AM   #3
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"ps" lists all processes.

Some distros have GUI utilities for this, but I can't find on on my current setup (Mepis8)
 
Old 07-30-2009, 09:12 AM   #4
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As well as the aforementioned, there is 'htop' which is a slightly more intuitive/friendly version of 'top'.

On KDE-based systems (I know you're using Gnome, but fyi..) there is 'Ksysguard' which pretty much is exactly what you ask about.

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Old 07-30-2009, 09:26 AM   #5
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System Monitor

ps -A : list all process

If you are looking for a specific process , like java or compiz you can use

ps -A | grep java or ps -A | grep compiz

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Old 07-30-2009, 10:57 AM   #6
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Thanks everyone!
 
Old 07-30-2009, 02:45 PM   #7
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In KDE 3.5.x <CTRL> <ESC> opens ksysguard, which has just about everything you could need.

If you just want to kill one window <CTRL> <ALT> <ESC> then click on the badly behaved window, it'll be killed (and your OS will still keep running ).
 
Old 07-30-2009, 09:22 PM   #8
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I'll try Exmap too.
 
  


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