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List users with running processes

Terminal - List users with running processes
ps aux | sed -n '/USER/!s/\([^ ]\) .*/\1/p' | sort -u
2010-02-10 05:56:26
User: infinull
Functions: ps sed sort
List users with running processes

This is different that `who` in that who only cares about logged-in users running shells, this command will show all daemon users and what not; also users logged in remotely via SSH but are running SFTP/SCP only and not a shell.


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I'm looking for exactly this except that I also need to know what these users are running. Can someone help?

Comment by Ovidiu 238 weeks and 2 days ago


ps aux

on it's own do what you want? that just lists all running processes and information on them

you can then grep and/or sort on that output

Comment by infinull 238 weeks and 2 days ago

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