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:


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


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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