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System and process monitoring utilities

The procps package contains a set of system utilities that provide system information. Procps includes ps, free, skill, pkill, pgrep, snice, tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, watch and pdwx. The ps command displays a snapshot of running processes. The top command provides a repetitive update of the statuses of running processes. The free command displays the amounts of free and used memory on your system. The skill command sends a terminate command (or another specified signal) to a specified set of processes. The snice command is used to change the scheduling priority of specified processes. The tload command prints a graph of the current system load average to a specified tty. The uptime command displays the current time, how long the system has been running, how many users are logged on, and system load averages for the past one, five, and fifteen minutes. The w command displays a list of the users who are currently logged on and what they are running. The watch program watches a running program. The vmstat command displays virtual memory statistics about processes, memory, paging, block I/O, traps, and CPU activity. The pwdx command reports the current working directory of a process or processes.
Package version:3.2.8


procps-3.2.7 --> procps-3.2.8

ps: allow "+" in sort specifications, as in man page     rh208217
ps: recognize SCHED_ISO and SCHED_IDLE
ps: document SCHED_BATCH and add a "see also" for stime
ps: man page less ambiguous
top: normal exit code should be 0          #341272 #354255 rh199174
top: misc fixes
pgrep: usage error should exit with 2       #413383
vmstat: use EXIT_FAILURE -- thanks Yoshio Na


Why does "ps -aux" complain about a bogus '-'?

According to the POSIX and UNIX standards, the above command asks to display
all processes with a TTY (generally the commands users are running) plus all
processes owned by a user named "x". If that user doesn't exist, then ps will
assume you really meant "ps aux". The warning is given to gently break you of a
habit that will cause you trouble if a u


FREE(1)                  Linux User's Manual                 FREE(1)

       free - Display amount of free and used memory in the system

       free [-b | -k | -m] [-o] [-s delay ] [-t] [-l] [-V]

       free  displays the total amount of free and used physical and
       swap memory in the system, as well as the buffers used by the
       kernel.   The  shared  memory


PGREP(1)                 Linux User's Manual                PGREP(1)

       pgrep,  pkill - 


PGREP(1)                    User Commands                   PGREP(1)

       pgrep,  pkill - 


PMAP(1)                  Linux User's Manual                 PMAP(1)

       pmap - report me


PS(1)                    Linux User's Manual                   PS(1)

       ps - report a sn


PWDX(1)                  Linux User's Manual                 PWDX(1)

       pwdx - report cu

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