A.45. Psmisc

A.45.1. Contents

The Psmisc package contains the fuser, killall, pidof and pstree programs.

A.45.2. Description

A.45.2.1. fuser

fuser displays the PIDs of processes using the specified files or file systems.

A.45.2.2. killall

killall sends a signal to all processes running any of the specified commands.

A.45.2.3. pidof

Pidof finds the process id's (pids) of the named programs and prints those id's on standard output.

A.45.2.4. pstree

pstree shows running processes as a tree.