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Can You Top This? 15 Practical Linux Top Command Examples

Jan 11, 2010, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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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