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Old 05-29-2007, 01:52 AM   #1
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problem with output of ' top -n 1 ' command


I am new to linux ..i tried executing the following command top -n 1 | head -4 | tail -2 >t.t
when i try opening the t.t file :the contents of the file are not as displayed on standard output..its gets encoded (maybe space is encoded or something).i need to display the output in a html file via a perl script, but in standard format...kindly help
Old 05-29-2007, 02:45 AM   #2
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hello , am getting this
# cat t.t
Cpu(s): 6.9% us, 1.8% sy, 0.9% ni, 89.0% id, 1.3% wa, 0.1% hi, 0.0% si
Mem: 255236k total, 254024k used, 1212k free, 2324k buffers

I dont found any encrypted format.


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