In my activity monitor I have noticed that there is a process appearing that has no name. It is owned by root.
How can I find out what this process is?
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Try clicking the "info" button and then running a sample on the process. For me, the process turned out to by iStatLocalDaemon.
I usually have process like this on my "Activity Monitor" too, and there is no additional information related to it when I push the "Info" button.
First I get the PID showed at the "Activity Monitor", in your example, is
In my case, it was the
I went to the "Terminal" and looked up for that PID manually, using
ps -ea | grep 725
The result was:
725 ?? 0:00.13 com.apple.activititymonitor.helper
Now I have an idea about what the process without name is :)
I hope this can resolves your doubts.