This tutorial by nixCraft shows us how to use various commands to manage processes in FreeBSD and OS X.
I‘m a new Unix system user. How can I manage process on a FreeBSD operating systems?
A process is nothing but an executing program on FreeBSD or Unix-like system. Each process on the system provides the resources needed to run a program such as vim or firefox. Each process has:
Tutorial details Difficulty Easy (rss) Root privileges Yes Requirements FreeBSD or Unix-like os Estimated completion time 10m
- A unique process identifier number (PID)
- A virtual address space
- A security context
- Open devices/handles, executable code
- Environment variables, priority and more.
In this quick tutorial, I will write about process management on a FreeBSD operating systems.
Full instructions here: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-use-ps-kill-nice-killall-to-manage-processes-in-freebsd-unix/