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Old 08-14-2012, 06:15 AM   #1
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process viewing


hello!

top command doesnt display a process that ps command does and vice versa

can anyone tell me the difference please and point me to a command that is universal and complete in process viewing

thanks!
 
Old 08-14-2012, 07:07 AM   #2
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The ps command does show all processes, but you do need to use the appropriate options. Here are 2 possible ways:
Code:
ps aux
# or
ps -ef
Top also shows all processes, but your terminal size will cut off the bottom part.

Have a look at both the top and ps man pages for available options.
 
  


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