I opened many Chrome tabs for webpages.

Each tab has its own PID, e.g.

t         3900  1.9  6.3 5718440 508660 ?      Sl   Jun08 188:31 /opt/google/chrome/chrome --type=gpu-process --channel=3862.0.1604359319 --supports-dual-gpus=false --gpu-driver-bug-workarounds=1,12,42 --disable-accelerated-video-decode --gpu-vendor-id=0x8086 --gpu-device-id=0x2a42 --gpu-driver-vendor --gpu-driver-version

I wonder how to find out which tab from many opened tabs corresponds to a given PID?


Press Shift+Esc to bring up Chrome's task manager. Locate the line corresponding to the PID you want (click on the “Process ID” column header to sort by PID). Double-click the line to bring the tab to the foreground.

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    I think it is good to put the chrome key in search bar of system activity window. Also the tab did not show in my system activity when I click. I've tested all chromium processes. (I use chromium of course) – Mohammad Etemaddar Jun 15 '15 at 9:17
  • @MohammadEtemaddar I don't understand your comment. What do you mean by “chrome key”? What do you mean by “system activity”? In the task manager, double clicking on a line brings up the corresponding tab. This works both in Chromium and Chrome. – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Jun 15 '15 at 9:39
  • I mean it's good to search chrome in chrome activity window. then the other processes will hide. – Mohammad Etemaddar Jun 15 '15 at 10:02
  • Note that Chrome v.71 on macOS no longer has this shortcut set; its Task Manager can be found under the Window menu, grouped with Downloads and Extensions. Or just search "task manager" (or substring) in its Help menu. – Dominick Dec 21 '18 at 19:09

in chromium address bar type: about:memory. It will show process ID and memory consumption of each tab:

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  • That gives you the tab title, but is there a way to get to the actual tab? – Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' Jun 15 '15 at 8:58
  • No, It does not show the tab when you click on it in my chromium. – Mohammad Etemaddar Jun 15 '15 at 9:14

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