I am issuing the following command to kill Firefox on my Red Hat Linux box: [subhrcho@slc04lyo ~]$ pkill -9 -f firefox [subhrcho@slc04lyo ~]$ However, when I try to invoke Firefox through ...
I had issued the ps -ef|grep java command and this is one of the entries that I got : subhrcho 875 803 0 Jan23 pts/5 00:02:27 [java] <defunct> What is <defunct> implying here ? ...
man pgrep says the following about -f option: -f The pattern is normally only matched against the process name. When -f is set, the full command line is used. What does it ...
I know I can kill any process with kill -9 command . But sometimes i see that even if I have terminated a program with CTRL+C , the process doesn't get killed . So I want to know the difference ...
A part of the output from the ps -ef command is given below : UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD root 1 0 0 2012 ? 00:00:01 init  root 2 ...
What is the difference between ps and top command ? I see that both can display information about running processes . Which one should be used when ?
What is the difference between running a executable just by name and by appending a dot /slash before it?
This is the output from ls -all command : -rwxr----- 1 subhrcho dba 3600 Nov 13 17:26 jdev -rw-r----- 1 subhrcho dba 1566 Nov 13 17:26 jdev-Darwin.conf -rw-r----- 1 subhrcho dba 347 Mar 6 2009 ...
When I ran jobs command I see the following output :  - Suspended ./startWebLogic.sh  + Suspended (signal) top What does -/+ indicate in the second column ? ...