Output Detailed Process Tree for any User

psu(){ command ps -Hcl -F S f -u ${1:-$USER}; }
An easy function to get a process tree listing (very detailed) for all the processes of any gived user. This function is also in my http://www.askapache.com/linux-unix/bash_profile-functions-advanced-shell.html
Sample Output
$ psu askapache
5 S    4111  4099 TS   19 -  1790 poll_s 1556   0 ?     sshd: askapache@pts/0
0 S    4121  4111 TS   19 -   743 wait   1792   3 pts/0  \_ -bash
0 R   22083  4121 TS   19 -   641 -       824   0 pts/0     \_ ps -Hcl -F S f -u askapache

$ psu root
4 S       1     0 TS   19 -   486 poll_s  372   0 ?    init [2]
1 S    7007     1 TS   19 -   690 poll_s 1104   1 ?    /sbin/syslog-ng -p /var/run/syslog-ng.pid
5 S    7015     1 TS   19 -  1076 poll_s  852   0 ?    /usr/sbin/sshd
4 S    4099  7015 TS   19 -  1720 unix_s 2160   0 ?      \_ sshd: askapache [priv]
4 S   22256  7015 TS   19 -  1076 sk_wai 1848   1 ?      \_ sshd: [accepted]

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What Others Think

Nice. Is this GNU/Linux specific?
hackerb9 · 448 weeks ago

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