how to use top
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 10 23:53:33 UTC 2008
On 11/10/2008 03:34 PM, Thufir wrote:
> I read a bit about how to use ps to kill processes:
> but for "top" it just said to use "top", however, top will only show,
> well, the top processes. Can I sort the command column? search the
> command column? I end up launching the System Monitor GUI and sorting by
> process name to find what I want to kill. Can I do that in top? Or
> somehow "scroll" top?
> Also, can I sort by process status from top?
Try htop instead.
Don't forget that there is a system monitor applet by default on your
system (gnome-system-monitor). Right click the panel & add System
Monitor. You can kill processes, etc via the gui.
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