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Tip of the Trade: ps Options

Aug 13, 2008, 23:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"ps e: Shows the command environment for each process. This is useful in a situation where a program works for one user but not for another, or on one machine but not on another.

"ps -t pts/3: Shows processes associated with the specified tty. I've found this useful when trying to work out who's doing what on a remote machine, and for how long."

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