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1a
Advisor

top command help

lease find the below top command output,

 

top

CPU TTY     PID USERNAME PRI NI   SIZE    RES STATE    TIME %WCPU  %CPU COMMAND
 4 pts/tg 12307 mat   152 20  1576M  1012M run     31:56 100.37 100.19 java
 2 pts/tg 12380 mat   152 24  1787M  1440M run     11:36 38.45 38.38 java

 

in above example what is TTY  and pts/tg indicated what

3 REPLIES
g3jza
Esteemed Contributor

Re: top command help

Hi,
TTY is the name/type of the terminal from which the process comes.

pts/tg should be the terminal of user session
1a
Advisor

Re: top command help

please explain pts/tg is backround process or normal process

Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: top command help

>explain pts/tg is background process or normal process

 

This is the tty device, in /dev/pts/tg.