See running items in current terminal with
or more with
Or the entire system with
Or the entire system with more information, BSD style, with:
And then search for a particular program with
ps aux | grep cmus
Pause a job with ^z. Put it in the background with the ‘&’ suffix.
List jobs in the current shell with
And then you can pull number 1 up again with
Or continue running a stopped job with:
This changes how nice a program is, from -20 to 19.
Install a program, but nicely, at nice value ‘10’:
nice -10 sudo apt -y install libreoffice
Aggressively use Steam, with a nice value of ‘-13’.
nice --13 steam&
Find out that Steam’s fucking everything up, so you change its nice value with ‘renice’:
renice --5 -p 3781
Nerf all of roach-1’s processes:
renice 10 -u roach-1
… or the entire group
renice -14 -g hackers