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It shows a list of currently running processes, along with their CPU usage, Memory usage, and various other pieces of information.
 
It shows a list of currently running processes, along with their CPU usage, Memory usage, and various other pieces of information.
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The kernel, and other tools, can provide a lot of information about a process, such as the libraries that it pulls in, how the memory is laid out, and so on.  Using scripting, we can present this information in an easy to read format.

Revision as of 03:37, 18 December 2009

System Activity

Intro

System Activity is akin to the Microsoft Window's Task Manager, Apple's Mac OS X's Activity Monitor and Gnome's System Monitor.

It shows a list of currently running processes, along with their CPU usage, Memory usage, and various other pieces of information.

The kernel, and other tools, can provide a lot of information about a process, such as the libraries that it pulls in, how the memory is laid out, and so on. Using scripting, we can present this information in an easy to read format.


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