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Old 01-14-2020, 07:58 PM   #1
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Question Explanation of "ps -eo pcpu,pid,user,args"

Hey guys. I want to know a detailed explanation for the output display of "ps -eo pcpu,pid,user,args". Is the %CPU being displayed considered the average CPU? How does this %CPU calculated?

sample output of "ps -eo pcpu,pid,user,args"

0.2 23898 root /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 -audit 0 -auth /var/gdm/:0.Xauth vt7

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