Use top to monitor only all processes with the same name fragment 'foo'

top '-p' $(pgrep -d ' -p ' foo)
Like command 10870, but no need for sed

By: __
2012-06-27 18:32:03

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Very cute :-)
flatcap · 528 weeks and 5 days ago
Nice! Just read top's manpage again. top -p PID1,PID2,PID3 is possible, too: top -p $(pgrep -d , foo)
michelsberg · 528 weeks and 5 days ago
I like it, @michelsberg we just need a version that will find new instances of "foo" as they start in the background...
__ · 528 weeks and 5 days ago

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