18 Sep

Displays linux tasks in a hierarchical mode


ps -e -o pid,args --forest

14 Dec

Create a command that will return the pid of the given command string..


#!/bin/sh
ps aux|grep 1|head -n1|awk '{print2}'

14 Sep

A better way to get the process id of an application. I recommend giving an alias for this command…


ps aux|grep firefox|awk '{print 2 "\t\t"12}'|head -n1


Replace firefox with the name of the application you are searching for.