To be a kindler, gentler user, here are a few unix commands to look into:
Look at these pages to find out about extra features:
- process list of jobs you own and how much CPU and memory
they are using (try "ps -ux")
- kill processes you own by their "process ID" (PID) number
(e.g., "kill -9 12433")
- punt - a local variant of kill, to wipe out all processes
of a given name (try "punt clock")
- lower the priority on a job you are running
- show your disk usage (by directory, in kb)
- And don't forget the
seven UNIX commands you can't live without from the
The Big Dummy's Guide to the Internet.
- the unix shell - what you can do and set from the command line
- the standard X-windows terminal window and its features.
- the OpenLook window manager and its features.