Pos 420 Week 2 Essay

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University of Phoenix Material NOTE: This assignment is three pages in length File Processing Commands and Linux Directory Log Worksheet From:Matthew Kirkland Date:06/15/2012 Physical Memory | Within your Linux environment, what UID and PID have the highest amount of physical memory that a process is using? Show all information for that one process. Hint: Use the `ps` command with the proper options to provide output sorted by the amount of physical memory used by each process. Note: The answer to this question does NOT involve the `top` command. Use the `ps` command and the proper options. | Screen Capture of `ps` output | Insert your screen capture here. | Answer: | What UID and PID have the highest amount of physical memory that a process is using, as shown in your screen capture, above? ps provides an look at processor activity in real time and PID. . It can sort the tasks by CPU usage, memory usage and runtime. Most features can be selected by the interactive command or by specifying the feature in the personal or system-wide configuration file. | Swap Space | Using a long listing from the ps command (i.e. ps –l ) and no process modifiers, what is the swap space amount for the bash command? For some reason below it would not let me do a screen shot in for you below but I typed in the code free and received the information below | Screen capture of `ps –l` output | Insert your screen capture here. matthewkirkland@ubuntu:~$ free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 1981324 1896784 84540 0 355448 788044 -/+ buffers/cache: 753292 1228032 Swap: 262140 2032 260108 matthewkirkland@ubuntu:~$ | Answer | Which column header of the output contains the value in question? Free / number is 84540 What is the swap space amount for the

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