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 ===== Using Top ===== ===== Using Top =====
 Top is an ubiquitous utility in the Unix admins arsenal. It is provided by the procps package and is available by default on just about every major Linux distribution. It displays process info in real-time, both about the system as a whole and about individual processes. For this particular guide, we are mostly concerned with a particular line (or lines if you have a multi-core/​processor system), reading: Top is an ubiquitous utility in the Unix admins arsenal. It is provided by the procps package and is available by default on just about every major Linux distribution. It displays process info in real-time, both about the system as a whole and about individual processes. For this particular guide, we are mostly concerned with a particular line (or lines if you have a multi-core/​processor system), reading:
-<code console>​Cpu(s): ​ 4.2% us,  0.6% sy,  0.0% ni, 94.9% id,  0.9% wa,  0.0% hi, 0.0% si</code>+<sxh shell>​Cpu(s): ​ 4.2% us,  0.6% sy,  0.0% ni, 94.9% id,  0.9% wa,  0.0% hi, 0.0% si</sxh>
  
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