"The Linux terminal has a number of useful commands that can
display running processes, kill them, and change their priority
level. This post lists the classic, traditional commands, as well
as some more useful, modern ones.
Many of the commands here perform a single function and can be
combined ? that?s the Unix philosophy of designing programs. Other
programs, like htop, provide a friendly interface on top of the
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