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why there are many similar processes running at the same time. For instance : 2 SystemUIServer, same Pid, same user both Ipv4 type or 14 mdsnresponder, pid 29 half iPv4 and ipv6 types.

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how do you display those pid ? ps command ? Activity monitor ? – Matthieu Riegler Jan 28 '13 at 22:53
It has to be the monitoring tool doing double-reporting. Two processes cannot have the same pid. – Ben Flynn Jan 28 '13 at 23:42

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