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A process is a binary program running continuously on a computer (until terminated) which is managed by the operating system.

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How track down application in windows, which pops up shortly and disappears?

There is some process or application which starts up at random time, days could pass by, till it pops up. It appears only in the taskbar has an icon which looks like a sun and quickly disappears. I ...
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Extracting logs for Process Mining in SAP ECC 6

We are trying to export internal processes data from SAP for a report with the Process Observer in order to apply process mining to them. We implemented note 1832016 and checked the update note ...
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Block process access to tasklist?

The program I use for unlocking my system with a fingerprint/key combination constantly asks if I want to setup a new shortcut for each program I open, this is causing temporary stutters and it keeps ...
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How to debug a child process using lldb?

I have a process A that spawns a child process B, and there is a bug in B. If I launch A in lldb, the bug in B eventually occurs, causing A to stop and I can see where A stops etc but tells me ...
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How can one identify if any unintentional process or script is running

After seeing our pc behaving strange ,we can check the task manager to see if any strange process is running on pc and can try to remove it.But some processes can hide themselves from task manager ...
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How do you suspend a process in Windows 10?

There is a process (Conexant Flow) that causes high CPU usage on my system. It seems to be an issue with an interaction with Firefox. I can kill the process, but it restarts seconds later and starts ...
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dnsmasq - DNS server isolation

Can somebody please explain how to isolate process of the DNS server in a certain directory? I am using dnsmasq and the process should not be able to access the root tree? What exactly is process ...
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Task Manager - Processes & Users Tab empty

I have Windows 10 1903 and it's some time that if I open the Task Manager, the Processes and Users tab are empty. After trying to reboot the system, I found out that immediately after the reboot, the ...
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OSX Activity Monitor vs Avg Load

I know that Avg Load (obtained using "uptime" command on terminal) gives the average of amount of process that are in waiting or ready state. I can see that avg load of my mac is around 2-3. But, when ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 High CPU Usage

Update - Sorting by running htop --sort PERCENT_CPU Snippet of processes running htop --sort PERCENT_CPU I have a Ubuntu 18.04.3 Droplet running on DigitalOcean. The CPU seems to be at a constant ~...
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pm2 'cron_restart' option went wrong

I have script to run, with different cron options configured in .ts file import * as pm2 from 'pm2'; pm2.connect(function(err) { if (err) { console.error(err) process.exit(2) } pm2.start({ script: '...
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How to clear a zombie process whose parent is init (PID 1)? [duplicate]

According to: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16944886/how-to-kill-zombie-process In order to clean a zombie process I should kill its parent. In my case the parent is PID 1 (init). Which ...
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How can I configure Microsoft Windows so that each time Microsoft Windows gets locked it kills a specific process before the lock?

How can I configure Microsoft Windows so that each time Microsoft Windows gets locked (WIN + L) it kills a specific process before the lock?
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Multiple Processes listening on Port 22? How is this possible?

I have a Solaris 10 Server that has SSH enabled, I wanted to find out which specific process is responsible for opening the socket that listens for the port 22. I used the PFiles utility to loop over ...
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In Linux, how can I find which running programs have their executable file deleted?

On my server I see a running process in the list generated by ps aux. With these options ps shows the full command. Checking the command learns that the executable file has been deleted. Is there ...
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SAS Stored Process in MS Excel prints a blank table on first refresh but prints it properly the second time

I have two SAS codes which Output several tables to Excel. These are both implemented as a stored process. The proc print data Statement is used to print These tables to excel. In both cases, if I ...
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macOS: Intercepting program execution

I want to intercept an execution of arbitrary executable. Suppose there is a binary /usr/bin/binary. Whenever somebody launches that binary, I want to start my own executable instead. From it I want ...
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See what spawned a process

How does one see what spawned a process? Say there is a process visible in Task Manager and you want to see the history of that process spawning. I found a mysterious SQL Server VSS Writer running ...
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Mac 600% CPU usage by java & heavy I/O use from deleted app

After downloading "MCreator" to start into coding again, I ran into heavy problems. A process called "java" is using 600% CPU constantly, fans are running at max. Please see the screenshots below: ...
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Can a JVM PID change?

Say I'm running a simple Java application on a linux server and I want to get information about the JVM system properties rather frequently. For this purpose, I was thinking of making an API I could ...
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Ktor server creates extra Java process

I am working on a KTor server. I run the generated jar file using java -jar command. So I expect that only one Java process should run. After running for a while another Java process is being created ...
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get process id in shell without saving to a temporary file

Hi linux/bash experts, I would like a universal way to get the process id of the previously run process. I know that I can do this: # child_script myprocess & pid=$! && echo $pid ...
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Resume a process with a nohup command [duplicate]

I launched a python code on a remote GPU (with ssh) in the terminal without the nohup command (basically just 'python main.py') I wanted to make it run with nohup to reboot my pc. Still, I did not ...
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Processor Time monitoring w3wp process with DebugDiag

I have a web application run in IIS 8.5. For unknown reasons sometimes w3wp process takes 100% processor usage finaly causing restart. I've tried to use debug diag tool v2 but I have a problem setting ...
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Why can't I kill -9 this process? [duplicate]

A moment ago I tried to fill all space in a USB drive by typing yes > a to create a very large file and overwrite the old (sensitive) data. But then, when the file grew to 4GB I got this error, ...
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Mapping process ID from Chrome Task Manager to IP connection in netstat

As known, Chrome creates a separate process for each opened tab, which can be monitored through its internal Chrome Task Manager. However, the process IDs of each tab do not reflect on the output from ...
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How to know or monitor how much memory (in MB) a process uses maximum before it quit for a VPS using Centos7?

Let's say on Centos 7 a have a php script that start phantomjs, grab html content and then the browser close. I would like to monitor this process "phantomjs" and get how much ram it use until it exit....
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Record average cpu and memory of a single process over time

I have read a few threads about this but none of them seems to answer my questions. I have a ubuntu machine and need to record average %cpu and %memory usage of a single process between a start time ...
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Pm2 can't restart processes after long periods of time

I want to run my node.js server on my linux server (shared hosting) basically indefinitely. Originally, I've set it up using forever, which worked for a while. But, I've noticed that after around 2 ...
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“Graphic card error(nvidia-smi prints ”ERR!“ on FAN and Usage)” and processes are not killed and gpu not being reset

I have a problem using a GPU in ubuntu server. Nvidia-smi prints "ERR!!" on FAN and Usage, GPU not being reset, processes are not killed I ran three programs using one GPU and found those programs ...
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Why Solaris Message Queue Getting Full?

I am using below Solaris operating system - uname -a SunOS dcapp 5.11 11.3 sun4v sparc sun4v. I have created 3 message queues here. Suppose message queue names are AAA ( process a) BBB ( process ...
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Do processes stay in memory until completion?

I'm solving a problem in which I'm given several processes, each with it's own required CPU time for completion, memory requirements and time of entry to the ready queue. The algorithm the scheduler ...
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why multiple processes for one application and consume so much resources

As the screenshot (htop) shows, there are multiple processes for sublime_3 application, why is that? I only opened 1 application with multiple tabs. In addition to that, why are the processes taking ...
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How to track or dump all process memory throughtout process's lifetime?

There are several tools that exist for dumping process memory. I like to use procdump for simplicity. Problem The issue I am currently facing with all of these tools is that they will dump process ...
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What are the Chrome processes which do not terminate with TASKKILL IM?

A batch file is used to close browsers when backing up the user's profile(s). Firefox closes all processes on the taskkill command but Chrome doesn't. In this example, there are nine tasks even ...
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Elegant way to stop a running process in Sublime Text 3, without closing all of Sublime?

I just started learning C++, and discovered that this error, where code ran prior fails to close preventing it to run again, can force you to end the process before continuing. This can be solved by ...
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Processor strained, process CPU usage low, no activity in Filemon

I have a 6 year old laptop with the following spec: Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) Make and model: SAMSUNG 770Z5E/780Z5E Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3635QM CPU @ 2.40&...
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Need help killing an impossible-to-kill shell script

I'm trying to kill a REALLY stubborn sh process on a Linux machine, but so far I have had no success. top shows it using 95-100% CPU, and it's in running (R) state, not waiting for I/O (D) or ...
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How is a process defined as running in background?

How is a process defined as running in background? Would it be if it has no visible windows. Thanks.
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How can I see all my processes eating CPU? [duplicate]

I am running computations on my Win 10 computer and suddenly 100% CPU is taken with some hidden processes here! Just look at the below screenshot of Task Manager (sorry Czech localization). There must ...
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Automatically kill specific process by name whenever it runs again ubuntu

I somehow need a script to automatically kill a process by it's name on ubuntu, whenever that process runs again. Is there a way to do that?
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How to prevent Mac from stopping long-running processes when I leave laptop on overnight

I have a batch upload script that is making a bunch of API calls to the web that I want running continuously overnight without interruption so it can make more progress while I'm asleep. ...
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How to see RAM usage from processes that don't appear in the Task Manager?

I know that not all processes appear in the Task Manager. However, I am curious about the complete breakdown of my RAM usage, so I would like to view the RAM usage of all processes. How do I do this?
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How to select one specific PID value if more than one process has a similar PID number in it?

I am using RHEL 7.5 and I have a Java program that includes a file with the PID number. If the process is killed, the file still exists and I am doing an script to validate if the PID that is stored ...
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How to start a service as Protected Process Light (PPL)?

I'm making a service. I use .NET Framework. I want to start the service as a protected process light. I want to make it so unprotected processes can't inject DLLs, terminate, suspend, resume, or any ...
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Process terminated but still shows up in process list

There is a growing list of processes on my workstation, that seems to have terminated, but still shows up in the process list as well in Task Manager as in Process Explorer. The process is marked as ...
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Determine what file a local leafpad instance has open

I'm running a leafpad text editor instance on a certain computer, which has a certain file open, whose name and location I have forgotten (it's actually more complicated but this is a simplified ...
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How can I tell if another process is blocking for input from stdin?

On Arch Linux, I often minimize the terminal window in which I am upgrading my system to work on something else. I usually do this while pacman is resolving dependencies, which can take a long time on ...
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How to kill child of target process in Windows

I have multiple processes with the same name.However there are some that have child processes.I want to kill all those children.How can i manage that considering i know only the name of the group of ...
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Can't import model from BizAgi into Bonita BPM

I can't import any processus modeled with BizAgi into Bonita. I've tried to export from Bizagi with the BPMN and XPDL formats. Whenever I try to import a model into Bonita, this message appears.Error ...