New User Tutorial: Basic Shell Commands

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Now that you know how to SSH into your server it is important to familiarize yourself with some basic command line tools.

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Monitoring Server Processes With Top

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The top program provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can display system summary information as well as a list of tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The types of system summary information shown and the types, order and size of information displayed for tasks are all user configurable.

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How To Use The ps Command

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The ps command reports a snapshot of a system’s currently running processes.

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