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).

fg command

I am new Linux/Unix shell user. How do I bring a background process to the foreground on Linux or Unix-like system? How do I run jobs in the foreground on Linux/Unix bash/ksh or POSIX based shell?


pidof command

I am a new Linux system user and I using CentOS Linux on server. How can I find the process ID (PID) of a running program on Linux based system using shell prompt?


bg command

I am new Linux and Unix system bash/ksh user. How do I run jobs or scripts in the background on Linux/Unix-like systems? How can I run jobs in the background on bash or ksh or sh shell?


kill linux unix command

I‘m a new Linux and Unix user. How do I send a KILL signal to a process under Linux or Unix-like operating systems using command prompt?