Sometimes programs will lock up in the background and cause high CPU usage. Is there any way I can programmatically ascertain which process is causing the highest CPU load at the moment and kill it?
How do I list all instances of an application. ie I am running 12 instances of application called "tcpA" I would like to list all of them. Below is top, I don't know if there is a way to look at a ...
htop allows me to nicely see trees of processes within the shell. I can kill processes by pressing F9 (KILL) and then selecting which signal (e.g. 15 SIGTERM) I want to send to a job to kill. ...
I find that sometimes my Linux will stop responding, so I need to switch to another terminal with CtrlAltF2, and type a command to kill the top CPU usage process or top IO usage process, so that the ...