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All you wanted to know about Linux processes - Part 1

Mar 26, 2013, 11:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rupali Sharma)

A Linux process is a program in execution on a Linux system. Therefore, whenever a program is executed, a new process is created. A process also consumes resources like the file system, memory or other CPU resources. This gives rise to the need of process management in Linux.

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