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Linux TOP command explained

Apr 22, 2013, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Surendra Anne)

Top command options:

Line1: Gives System present time, up time of the machine, number of users logged in, Load average on system at 1, 5, 15 min interval. Please ignore the values which I mention in the video, which mention load average as 5,10 and 15mins.

Line2: Gives total number of process on the machine, number of running process, number of sleeping process, number of stopped process, number of Zambie process.

Line3: Gives you CPU details

Line4 & 5: Gives RAM and SWAP details.

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