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Information about running processes. More information:

  • 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}}

  • Get the parent PID of a process:

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

  • Sort processes by memory usage:

ps -m

  • Sort processes by CPU usage:

ps -r