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Tutorial8: Links / Process Management

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Managing Processes
Below are some common Linux commands involving processes:
<table cellpadding="5" width="60%"><tr><th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black;text-align:left;">Linux Command</th><th style="border-bottom: 1px solid black;text-align:left;">Purpose</th></tr><tr valign="top"><td>'''ps'''</td><td>The '''ps''' (''process status'') command displays snapshot information about processes. By default, the ps command displays information only about the current terminal<br>('''ps -l''' provides a detailed listing, '''ps -U''' username shows all) <br><br></td></tr><tr valign="top"><td>'''top'''</td><td>The '''top''' command provides a continuous update including resource usage<br></td></tr><tr><td>'''fg'''</td><td>The '''fg''' (foreground) command moves a background job from the current environment into the foreground.</td></tr><tr valign="top"><td>'''bg'''</td><td>the '''bg''' utility shall resume suspended jobs from the current environment.</td></tr><tr valign="top"><td>'''jobs'''</td><td>The '''jobs''' utility shall display the status of jobs that were started in the current shell environment</td></tr><tr><td>'''kill'''</td><td>The command kill sends the specified signal to the specified processes or process groups.<br>If no signal is specified, the TERM signal is sent. The default action for this signal is to terminate the process.</td></tr></table>

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