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TOP(1) User Commands TOP(1)

top - manual page for top 1.31.1

top [-bmH] [-n COUNT] [-d SECONDS]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Provide a view of process activity in real time. Read the status of all processes from /proc each SECONDS and display a screenful of them. Keys:

N/M/P/T: show CPU usage, sort by pid/mem/cpu/time S: show memory R: reverse sort H: toggle threads, 1: toggle SMP Q,^C: exit

-b
Batch mode
-n N
Exit after N iterations
-d SEC
Delay between updates
-m
Same as 's' key
-H
Show threads
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0