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Can You Top This? 15 Practical Linux Top Command Examples

This article is part of the on-going 15 example series where 15 examples will be provided for a specific command or functionality. In this series, earlier we discussed about find command, crontab examples, grep command, history command, ping command, and wget examples. In this article, let us review 15 examples for Linux top command that [...]

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Question: I'm trying to capture the output of the top command into a file. When I execute top > output.txt, the output.txt file contains lot of junk characters. What is the best method to capture the output of the top command into a readable text file? Answer: Use the top command batch mode operation option [...]

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