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ps

Information about running processes.

  • List all running processes:

ps aux

  • List all running processes including the full command string:

ps auxww

  • Search for a process that matches a string:

ps aux | grep {{string}}

  • List all processes of the current user in extra full format:

ps --user $(id -u) -F

  • List all processes of the current user as a tree:

ps --user $(id -u) f

  • Get the parent pid of a process:

ps -o ppid= -p {{pid}}

  • Sort processes by memory consumption:

ps --sort size