Provide information (frequently refreshed) about the most CPU-intensive processes currently running. You do not need to include aÂ - before options. Seeps for explanations of the field descriptors.
Run in batch mode; don’t accept command-line input. Useful for sending output to another command or to a file.
Show command line in display instead of just command name.
Specify delay between refreshes.
Add or remove fields or columns.
Print a help message and exit.
Suppress display of idle and zombie processes.Â -i is a toggle;Â top starts with the last remembered setting.
Update displayÂ num times, then exit.
Monitor only processes with the specified process ID.
Secure mode. Disable some (dangerous) interactive commands.
Cumulative mode. Print total CPU time of each process, including dead child processes.
Monitor only processes with the specified effective UID or username.
Monitor only processes with the specified UID or username, matching real, effective, saved, and filesystem ids.
Print version information and exit.