Monitoring processes using ps

We have used the ps command in the introduction. Let's learn more about it:

  • To list the processes associated with our current Bash shell Terminal, enter the following command:
    $ ps  
  • To list processes, along with the parent process ID associated with the current Terminal, enter the following command:
    $ ps -f
  • We can see the process ID in the PID column and the parent process ID, in the PPID column in the preceding output.
  • To list processes with the parent process ID along with the process state, enter the ...

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