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Package psmisc

Utilities for managing processes on your system


The psmisc package contains utilities for managing processes on your
system: pstree, killall, fuser and pslog. The pstree command displays
a tree structure of all of the running processes on your system. The
killall command sends a specified signal (SIGTERM if nothing is specified)
to processes identified by name. The fuser command identifies the PIDs
of processes that are using specified files or filesystems. The pslog
command shows the path of log files owned by a given process.

Version: 23.7

General Commands

fuser identify processes using files or sockets
killall kill processes by name
peekfd peek at file descriptors of running processes
prtstat print statistics of a process
pslog report current logs path of a process
pstree display a tree of processes