I have a Debian server on which there are certain stopped services. I would like to know how can i list all the services in the order that they were stopped. Also would like to get the time when they were stopped.

  • Which version of Debian? – Ortomala Lokni Jan 7 '16 at 11:35
  • I'm using Debian 7.9 on the server. – Arun Anson Jan 7 '16 at 11:52

The easiest way to find out what processes are running on your server is to run the top command:

became root



 sudo apt-get install htop

became root




to kill process

  kill PID_of_target_process

You can list all services and their status by:

  service --status-all

Save Process Snapshot to a file

 top -b -n1 > /tmp/process.log

you can email result to yourself:

 top -b -n1 | mail -s 'Process snapshot' yourmaildotcom

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