I started a oneliner in bash: while true; do sleep 1; ping example.org; done Then killed it with ctrl-c. But I'm still seeing the sleep process in the Activity Monitor and executing ps aux | grep ...
Is there a way to run a program on OS X (e.g., from the command line) but without letting it see the network? I can turn off and disconnect all networking, but then all my other processes will be ...
How do I monitor the total physical and virtual memory usage of a process and all of its descendants?
From the command line, how would I get the total physical and virtual memory usage of a process and all of its descendants (not just 1st-level children)? This is useful when you want to monitor the ...
I'm looking for a better alternative for top. Both top and Activity Monitor are highly limited with regards to features. In particular, I'm interested in the following features: Limit processes by ...
What are the ways I can regain control over my computer when I have terminal in full screen mode and type: cat /dev/random
On other Unixe,s I can use top and then hit K and type the process ID. How can I do that in OS X? I can type kill [the_pid] on its own at the command line and that works. However, I was wondering if ...
I'd like to get a list of all the applications currently running on my machine using the command line. It should be similar to what you get when you open up Activity Monitor and choose to save the ...