Making snapshots of the process table shown by the TOP command

To make a snapshot of the current process table, use the following command:

top -n 1 -b > /tmp/processtable.txt

You can now view the textfile with any text editor, e.g. pico or vi.

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Over 20 years experience as Software Developer and Linux System Administrator. Till Brehm is the founder and lead developer of the ISPConfig Hosting Control Panel software (since 2000) and he founded HowtoForge in 2005 as a place to share Linux knowledge with other Linux enthusiasts.

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