ps command in shell lists all the processes running on the system, and includes information such as the process id, parent process id, process user/owner, CPU usage, memory usage, etc. This can be useful, for example, for identifying and troubleshooting problems with programs or active processes.
aux" specified after the
ps command is merely different options mixed together, that do the following:
a— shows processes for all users;
u— shows the user/owner of processes;
x— includes processes that are not attached to a terminal.
For example, running the
ps aux command in a shell might produce an output like the following:
USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND nobody 30721 0.0 0.1 220292 10014 ? S 15:01 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd mysql 2116 0.1 4.6 144164 283521 ? Ssl Jul01 80:28 /usr/sbin/mysqld # ...
For detailed information you can run the
man ps command in terminal.
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