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Viewing Top Processes according to cpu, mem, swap size, etc.

Terminal - Viewing Top Processes according to cpu, mem, swap size, etc.
command ps wwo pid,user,group,vsize:8,size:8,sz:6,rss:6,pmem:7,pcpu:7,time:7,wchan,sched=,stat,flags,comm,args k -vsz -A|sed -u '/^ *PID/d;10q'
2010-05-18 18:41:38
User: AskApache
Functions: command ps sed
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Viewing Top Processes according to cpu, mem, swap size, etc.

I've wanted this for a long time, finally just sat down and came up with it. This shows you the sorted output of ps in a pretty format perfect for cron or startup scripts. You can sort by changing the k -vsz to k -pmem for example to sort by memory instead.

If you want a function, here's one from my http://www.askapache.com/linux-unix/bash_profile-functions-advanced-shell.html

aa_top_ps(){ local T N=${1:-10};T=${2:-vsz}; ps wwo pid,user,group,vsize:8,size:8,sz:6,rss:6,pmem:7,pcpu:7,time:7,wchan,sched=,stat,flags,comm,args k -${T} -A|sed -u "/^ *PID/d;${N}q"; }

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I use this:

ps axo pid,user,vsz,state,pcpu,pmem,stime,time,comm,args --sort vsz

shows all running processes (incl daemons), sorts in ascending order

Comment by piccobello 269 weeks and 1 day ago

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