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TOP Linux process monitoring

TOP a process monitoring tool for linux

top command displays Linux processes. It provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system i.e. actual process activity. By default, it displays the most CPU-intensive tasks running on the server and updates the list every five seconds.

top linux process monitoring command

TOP hot keys

t Displays summary information off and on

m Displays memory information off and on

A Sorts the display by top consumers of various system resource

f Enters an interactive configuration screen for top

o Enables you to interactively select the ordering within top

r Issues renice command

k Issues kill command

z Turn on or off color/mono

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