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Yes, there is a gui. If installed, you can start it with gnome-system-monitor If not installed, you can either search in the Software Center for System monitor or type in the terminal: sudo apt-get install gnome-system-monitor Hope this helps. Or, to make it a bit easier, just open the dash and type System Monitor.


Type: lscpu in the terminal and press ENTER. Now you have the info on cores used in your Ubuntu installation.


You can see the usage of your CPU cores using top command. Open a Terminal. Type top. You will see some information about tasks, memory etc. Type 1 to show individual CPU usage. You will see something like: To start a new process which should execute only in one core, you can use taskset command. taskset -c 0 executable


Press ALT+F2, type xkill. The mouse pointer on screen will change to a cross. Then with it, you can simply click on the window you want to close.


Open the Dash and search for system monitor. There you can stop the processes you want easily


Try to switch to a different workspace Ctrl+Alt+one of you arrow keys, unless your system is completely frozen it should be able to switch workspaces In the new workspace look for System Monitor in the dash, it is like Windows Taskmanager. you should then be able to "kill" the process by right clicking on it. If this doesn't work you can restart your ...


You could create a keyboard shortcut for xkill. Type keyboard in the Unity Dash and click the icon. Select the shortcuts tab. There, scroll down to the custom shortcuts section and click on the + button Now name your shortcut something and let the command be xkill and then click ok. Finally click on the xkill shortcut and press the desired key-combo to ...


This is my "linux emergency cheat sheet": 1. Non responsive application SUPER --> type in System Monitor --> RETURN --> find process --> right click --> Kill Process or ALT + F2 --> type in xkill --> x marks the spot (or in this case frozen app) or CTRL + ALT + T --> type in top --> find process ID --> k PID where PID = process ID Effect: This kills ...


A grab-bag of chrome poisons: pgrep chrome | xargs kill # this is basically "pkill chrome" Same thing, but sleep for 1/3 of a second in between: for i in `pgrep chrome` ; do kill $i ; sleep .33 ; done Keep on killing 'til the killing's done : while pgrep chrome ; do pkill chrome ; done Short and sweet (but won't exit until you exit manually) : ...


As you have not specified your Desktop environment I will assume you are using Using Ubuntu For a graphical way to check your cpu usage, search your system for an application called System monitor. The Resources tab will show activity of each core Whilst the Processes tab will show cpu usage for individual programmes.


There's a safe way to reboot a frozen Ubuntu: Hold down Alt+Sys Rq(PrtScn key)key combination. There will be no visible output,while hold down the key combination, press these keys in the order,one by one R E I S U B Spells “busier” backwards,and the system will be reboot after B is typed in the safe way. links here


htop tool provides graphs for cpu core(s) usage install htop via terminal: apt-get install htop run htop via terminal: htop


The default task manager in Ubuntu is called System Monitor. System Monitor is a very good task manager that, compared to Task Manager in Windows, uses much less system resources when it is running. This means that when an application has frozen, you can use the System Monitor to close it without using a lot of system resources which could cause your whole ...


cron is the Linux command-line scheduler. Use crontab -e to create (or edit) your cron jobs. See Cron HowTo and crontab (5) for details.


You can switch to another tty by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2, then type command top to find out which process used too much your CPU or Memory or I/O, then kill it if you want your system be responsing. (You need to consider whether it is safe to cancel a process, usually it's fine. like a browser firefox)


Here's the universal, multi-distro solution. Create a script (don't forget to start with the shabang!) and place that script in /etc/xdg/autostart After rebooting, the script will launch, and you can also find it in Startup Applications (see the last screenshot in this link for an illustration). This complies with the XDG Autostart Specification and ...


Using GUI, you can use System Monitor Or from terminal you can use ps aux | less To view every process: ps -A or ps -e All processes running by a user: ps -u username To kill a process, either find the process name and type: kill -9 processname or kill the process ID (PID): kill pid Stop/suspend a process: ctrl-z Source:Man Page


Tasks are currently not supported in Evolution due to missing support for Google Tasks in underlying library (libgdata). There's a bug entry in Gnome's Bugzilla for that:


The best way I find is using terminal window : goto terminal : sudo ps -aux | grep "name of application" note down the process ID sudo kill -9 "processID" since, If GUI application becomes unresponsive, for time-being it slows down the X(GUI) and all actions would be slowed down, so any gui action for closing the process will be slow.


How about Gnome Planner? Another one is TaskJuggler: If you already use KOffice then KPlato is there for you: Last but not least, for only task management there is One of my favorite, a command line utility,...


Just open from your Start "Menu" -> system -> system monitor" In there you will find the tasks that are running and you can close them. You could also try ALT + F4 to close a running application in foreground. Another possibility would be to use Ctrl + ALT + F4 You have to login there with your user account. Then you could run top If ...


You can do a number of things : Search for the System Monitor in the Dash, de facto that's your task manager. Type top in the terminal, you'll get a list of processes taking up memory A more interactive and informative version can be obtained by installing htop. The command for that is sudo apt-get install htop


From the terminal, ps -ef will list all the processes. See man ps. See man kill, man 2 kill, man killall, man nice, man pkill, man renice, man 7 signal, and man skill to mess with processes. However, simply killing a process that you think is useless may be a mistake. The system might restart the process, or something you depend on might depend on the ...


Another thing you can do is to run System Monitor. You can select a process with the mouse and hit the "End Process" button to kill it. This should even work with unresponsive processes but I don't think it is as strong as kill -9. It does have the advantage that it is a totally GUI solution and is very similar to the analogous Activity Monitor in Mac OS ...


deckoff hinted at this in his answer, and I've been trying it out myself for a bit now. So I should probably add it here. There is a GTasks indicator available in a third party PPA, google-tasks-indicator. You can add the PPA and install the app with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-tasks-...


Sensors does this too, but it also tells you the temperature the cores are running at, very cool. Type sensors in the terminal and it will tell you if you already have it installed, once it's installed you just write sensors


To setup tasks to run on login, use gnome-session-properties. This means you can add programs to run when you login to user account on your machine. You can configure it like this - just add the command you want to run in the command box: Very long answer on that here To get things to run when the computer boots, use rc.local: You can edit it with sudo ...


My main tool here is top type top at the command line in a terminal window You'll get a list of the process that are running, listed by cpu usage. Wait a few seconds for it to gather more stats before proceeding. This is my main tool in unix for killing runaway or unwanted processes. They are likely to be near the top of the list. Note their pid and ...


If you mean in terminal you would need to run this command. kill -9 kills processes instantly kill -9 <process id> pkill will allow you to use the process name pkill -9 <processname> or if you have multiple processes running like say chrome you would do something like this sudo killall -9 <process name> Hope this helps answer your ...

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