Processes by CPU usage

ps -e -o pcpu,cpu,nice,state,cputime,args --sort pcpu | sed "/^ 0.0 /d"

By: fbparis
2009-03-07 16:47:10

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Eh, nice one.
CodSpirit · 596 weeks ago
Improvement by reverse sort, so the highest CPU is on top: ps -e -o pcpu,cpu,nice,state,cputime,args --sort pcpu | sed "/^ 0.0 /d"
atoponce · 596 weeks ago
@atponce -- you didn't do anything different
linuxrawkstar · 596 weeks ago
in order to reverse sort, s/--sort pcpu/--sort -pcpu/
linuxrawkstar · 596 weeks ago
meh. i meant. must have kept the clipboard buffer when i pasted. :) ps -e -o pcpu,cpu,nice,state,cputime,args | sort -r | sed "/^ 0.0 /d"
atoponce · 595 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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