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Questions tagged [process]

A process is a binary program running continuously on a computer (until terminated) which is managed by the operating system.

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Force process to use a different gateway

In a network with range 192.168.1.0/24, I have several gateways, e.g.: 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.2 192.168.1.3 . . . I have set my "Default Gateway" to 192.168.1.1 which means all programs will ...
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Why there are processes with my userid after logout?

I am on a fairly standard Debian Sid system. After logout, even after stopping the DM (LightDM, if it matters) I still see tons of processes running in my name. I know I can have processes “detached”...
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Unix alias to redirect background process output

I'm looking for a way to redirect the output of a background process into /dev/null or some other file. $ python ./spam_console.py & $ [start doing something in the foreground $ cat test.py $ [...
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Using lsof and fuser I can't find the process listening on a strange port

I've read other posts about finding the process ID and what's listening, but sadly couldn't get my issue solved. So, apologize if I missed some info about it. Running netstat I found a port that I ...
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autossh creating many processes

I'm using autossh to connect to a reverse SSH tunnel. I run it from startup. However, I was facing problems in that the tunnel sometimes goes down. I created a script which checks if the tunnel is ...
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How to quit a non-login shell?

e.g. I use ssh to login into a Linux server with zsh. Then in the zsh, I type zsh to get a non-login shell. How can I quit the non-login zsh and get back to the login zsh?
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RHEL mlib64sbin process at constant 25%

I have a process that is running on my server that is running a constant 25% CPU. Top output: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 40066 root 20 0 ...
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Monitoring running processes

Specifically, there's an application I want to fix by understanding what happens to it before it freezes and the terminal only tells me the libraries it's loading. But I'd like to use a tool like this ...
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replicate Task Manager into powershell output

I am new in windows powershell. I want to replicate task manager Process GUI information into excel continuously for every 5 min. Can it be possible ?
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How to find processes using files in a folder?

I am trying to use OneDrive for macOS and it frequently says it is processing changes, indicating some program has files in the OneDrive folder open, yet I don't have any obvious programs changing ...
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Determine the exact RAM used by a process

The following is a screenshot of the system's htop: htop screenshot I am trying to understand the difference between the Memory usage(86.1G/231G) and the RES field for the process(253G) indicated by ...
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Command line tools to view process list in Windows 10. pslist slow

Default Task Manager and Sysinternals ProcessExplorer are well-known GUI applications to show processes details in Windows 10. I use both. Windows 10 comes also with command-line tasklist.exe. It ...
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When System PID 4 is locking a file or folder, How can I determine what program/process/service is locking it without guesswork?

(This question is not a duplicate of Find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows I am asking specifically about when PID-4 is locking it (besides the fact that i'm saying without ...
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Can you kill a parent process while leaving its child process to complete normally?

I'm running a shell script we'll call parent that has a loop. Each iteration in the loop executes something else we'll call child, and when that completes (synchronous/blocking), my script goes to the ...
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Windows - is there a way to see what apps spawn/use which processes?

In a modern version of Windows (let's say, Vista - 10), is there a way to determine which apps spawn/use which processes, without having to install a 3rd party tool?

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