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I know the question was already asked in some way, but I'd like to find a good Cheat Sheet especially for the "ps" command. I've never been able to memorize the useful options, mostly because I use "top" or "htop" on a daily basis, but "ps" is still very useful in many cases.

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Personally, I use man and info as cheatsheets

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Seems there is only this one left :P –  Falken Nov 23 '09 at 13:50

I don't know if there's any detail on the ps command, but there are some good linux cheat-sheets at http://monsterb.org/cheat-sheets.html

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The man page is actually pretty good. The main thing is to read the section about the BSD vs UNIX options.

The examples right at the top act as a cheat sheet for common uses. Also, the 'STANDARD FORMAT SPECIFIERS' section is also good for just getting the output you want.

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man page link - linux.die.net/man/1/ps –  Zoredache Nov 6 '09 at 17:19

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