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ps a process keeping the header info so you know what the columns of numbers mean!

Terminal - ps a process keeping the header info so you know what the columns of numbers mean!
ps auxw |egrep "PID|process_to_look_at"
2009-02-20 00:17:43
User: tsaavik
Functions: ps
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ps a process keeping the header info so you know what the columns of numbers mean!

USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND

root 1828 0.0 0.0 5396 476 ? Ss 2008 0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd

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Great command!

How do I not show the egrep process? square brackets don't seem to work.

Comment by Williebee 336 weeks and 2 days ago

@ Willie:

ps auxw |egrep "[P]ID|[f]irefox"

seems to work for me

Comment by Ward 291 weeks and 3 days ago

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