How to Manage Linux Processes from the Command Terminal

The most important commands for managing Linux processes

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Listing processes with ps

$ ps u

Listing processes with top

$ top

Killing processes

$ kill 34023

Killing processes by name

$ killall firefox

Stopping a process

$ kill -STOP 34023
$ kill -CONT 34023

Final thoughts

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