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W (Unix)

Index W (Unix)

The command w on many Unix-like operating systems provides a quick summary of every user logged into a computer, what each user is currently doing, and what load all the activity is imposing on the computer itself. [1]

6 relations: Load (computing), Operating system, Ps (Unix), Unix-like, Uptime, Who (Unix).

Load (computing)

In UNIX computing, the system load is a measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs.

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Operating system

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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Ps (Unix)

In most Unix-like operating systems, the ps program (short for "process status") displays the currently-running processes.

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A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.

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Uptime is a measure of the time a machine, typically a computer, has been working and available.

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Who (Unix)

The standard Unix command who displays a list of users who are currently logged into the computer.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W_(Unix)

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