Linux/Unix Process Management Related Commands

The list of commands that manages process information such as ps, kill, & top on Linux, *BSD, OS X, and Unix-like operating systems (rss feed).

chroot command

I am a new Linux and Unix user. How do I change the root directory of a command? How do I change the root directory of a process such as web-server using a chroot command to isolate file system? How do I use a chroot to recover password or fix the damaged Linux/Unix based environment?

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jobs command

I am new Linux and Unix user. How do I show the active jobs on Linux or Unix-like systems using BASH/KSH/TCSH or POSIX based shell? How can I display status of jobs in the current session on Unix/Linux?

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pstree command

I am a new Linux user. How do I display the process on the Linux based server or desktop/laptop in easy to read tree format using bash shell prompt?

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time command

I am new Linux and Unix systems user. How do I display the time of the execution of a command/script on Linux or Unix-like operating systems using shell prompt?

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pwdx command

I am new Linux and Unix system administrator. How do I find the current working directory of a process or server on Linux or Unix-like system using shell prompt?

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disown command

I am a new Linux and Unix shell user. How do I Remove or delete jobs from current bash / ksh or POSIX based shell?

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killall command

I am a new Linux and Unix user and sysadmin. How do I kill processes by name instead by PID on Linux or Unix-like systems?

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