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Use htop to determine which processor a process is loaded

Running Linux on virtual machines makes life so much easier when it comes to adding virtual hardware to a vm.  In one case, I added 4 CPUs to a virtual machine, and wondered if I needed to restart the applications to utilize the newly added CPUs. htop is an interactive system-monitor process-viewer and process-manager. It is designed as an alternative…

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Install htop as a top Alternative

htop, an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals). It is a powerful alternative to using the top command. Here is a little script to install htop, which can easily be applied to any number of other simple installs too. After creating the script and making it an executable, run the script…

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