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Can You Top This? 15 Practical Linux Top Command Examples

Jan 11, 2010, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ramesh Natarajan)

"In this article, let us review 15 examples for Linux top command that will be helpful for both newbies and experts.

"1. Show Processes Sorted by any Top Output Column – Press O

"By default top command displays the processes in the order of CPU usage. When the top command is running, press M (upper-case) to display processes sorted by memory usage as shown below.

"Top Command Sort By Memory Usage

"To sort top output by any column, Press O (upper-case O) , which will display all the possible columns that you can sort by as shown below."

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