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Apache TOP command time format?

When running top on an Apache server, what is the time format for the output? For instance, is it minute:second.second? http://i.imgur.com/wBx8PAh.png Edit: I'm running on Ubuntu 14.04 and the ...
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top and htop disagree on memory usage, but swap is being used on GlusterFS server. Can this be improved?

If I run free -m, top and htop, I get different memory uses. The system is also using a small amount of swap. I understand from this question why they are reporting different values (some of the data ...
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How can I find out what Zimbra process (specifically “b”) is doing?

My Zimbra mail server (8.0.2 Community Edition) recently started to spawn an interesting process called "b". top - 11:04:44 up 19 days, 18:47, 1 user, load average: 6.25, 6.38, 5.57 Tasks: 131 ...
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What is using up my RAM in VPS?

I'm running top and I see that out of 502968 KB, 48064 KB is used leaving 16884 KB free. But then when I look at the individual processes I see that mysql is consuming 9.4% of my RAM on occasion - but ...
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How filter top output by the COMMAND column?

I want get the same result when pressing u to filter by USER, but instead using the column COMMAND and of course, I need this live (I mean, updating constantly) ;) I'm on Ubuntu.
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Running “top” memory seems high? [duplicate]

I'm not a Ubuntu expert, but I've just ran top on a Ubuntu server box and Terminal has highlighted the results in red, it looks pretty high to me. Is this right? I'm only really running Apache and ...
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Server Load very high despite CPU usage being low

When I run the top command I get this top - 23:20:50 up 1:25, 1 user, load average: 11.02, 11.20, 10.41 Tasks: 262 total, 3 running, 258 sleeping, 1 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 75.6%us, ...
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tail: inotify cannot be used, reverting to polling: Too many open files

tail: inotify cannot be used, reverting to polling: Too many open files I'm running apache and tomcat servers on Ubuntu (AWS ec2). Whenever I try to tail the catalina.out of tomcat I get too many ...
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How do I identify which website on my server is under heavy traffic?

I currently host one website on a server which many other websites use connect to via an API. When I use the terminal command 'top' I can see www-data is the main culprit for my server running slow. ...
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How to get /proc/[pid]/cmdline to contain command arguments?

I am running into an issue where some of my Ubuntu/Debian servers do not show the arguments passed to rake in either top or ps. I have tracked this problem down to a variation in output given by ...
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TIME column in TOP command for mysql

When I run top on my database server I get that mysqld has been running for 4:00.51 and it continues to go up. I assume this means that one process with mysql has been running this long from other ...
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How to get top command output to show rake arguments?

In the past, all of our servers have automatically shown command arguments passed to rake when we view them in top. For example: But on this particular server, we get this instead (picture is top ...
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Why is ipconfig in Linux top output?

top - 11:55:55 up 9 min, 5 users, load average: 1.30, 1.55, 1.00 Tasks: 229 total, 2 running, 227 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 12.6%us, 41.0%sy, 0.1%ni, 31.0%id, 12.9%wa, 0.0%hi, ...
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Monitor CPU usage over period of time on Ubuntu

Is there some way to monitor my CPU usage over a period of time, e.g. get a graph that shows CPU% vs. date/time? I occasionally see high load using htop, but I'd like to see what's happening ...
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Top showing 64% idle on first screen or batch run, while there is no idle time at all

I'm running a quite heavy number crunching thing on a few 4 core servers, all running Ubuntu Precise Pangolin LTS 64 bit, in the cloud (so I suppose in a virtualized environment). To monitor the cpu ...
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How to read `top`. Process list says processes have swap but overview says no swap is being used

I am using top to monitor my server. The swap row reads Swap: 1044220k total, 0k used, 1044220k free, 148544k cached I have hit O p to sort by swap. PID USER PR NI VIRT RES ...
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load-causing processes disappearing from “top” ps -o pcpu shows bogus numbers

I administer a large number of servers, and I have this problem only with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: I run a server under normal load (say load average 3.0 on an 8-core server). The "top" command shows ...
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Is it possible to filter top to show specific processes?

I'm run top and I want to always see java/tomcat/redis/mysql/mongo, is that possible?
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Ubuntu server using too much memory

my server is at a very high memory usage constantly - to the point that it won't let me log in via ssh some times. I have to reboot the server before I can log in and when it's restarted the memory ...
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why is ubuntu lsb_release being called every 30 seconds?

I'm running ubuntu server, and I was staring at "top". lsb_release seems to pop up every 30 seconds - which in turn calls apt-cache. I don't really know where to start looking for the source of this ...
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top, w, ps showing wrong CPU times

I've spotted this trait recently on some of my Ubuntu servers (10.04.2) on Amazon EC2 (not noticed this on any physical boxes), and can't quite comprehend how it's getting these figures. They can't be ...
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log first 5 rows from top output - server freezes

Could someone give a tip on how to log first 5 rows from top output? I was thinking about grep, but don't know how to pick rows. I need to understand. What freezes server sometimes. Maybe there are ...
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How to enable non sudo user access to top with all processes?

I use Ubuntu Server 10.04. I have users that normally don't have access to sudo. When this user is using top command he sees only processes for the current user. I added a line to /etc/sudoers: user ...
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Why does htop have three load averages?

On htop, it shows three load averages, one bold, one normal, one red. What do they signify?
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SSH/bash 'w' command showing 2 users, but listing only 1?

so, pretty much, i was going about my server business as usual, when my SSH/bash terminal(PuTTY) decided to stop responding during a grep command. ^C wasn't letting me cancel out the job, so after a ...