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Old 09-07-2008, 07:13 AM   #1
lipun4u
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Cool ps command


I was reading about ps command. Ohhhh....it is a big list.

Can anyone tell me all the important switches of ps command ???
 
Old 09-07-2008, 07:14 AM   #2
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I personally like the '--forest' switch. It lets you see how all the processes are connected to one another.
 
Old 09-07-2008, 07:53 AM   #3
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i generally use a,x,f with NO CLUE what they're for
 
Old 09-07-2008, 09:19 AM   #4
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1. ps means process status.
2. $ps aux | more
- 'a' option show all processes
- 'u' option show associated users
- 'ax' not just our own but all
 
  


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