How can I find out how busy a Unix computer is?

While logged into a particular Unix system, to find out the system load and number of people logged in, enter:

  uptime

To see a continuously updated list of the most time-consuming jobs running on a Unix system, enter:

  top

When you have finished checking the list, to quit the display, press q.

At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see At IU, how do I get support for Linux or Unix?

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