Linux Administration/Commands/Priorities

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This lesson covers priority management.

Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]

Objectives and skills for the priority management portion of Linux+ certification include:[1]

  • Modify process execution priorities
    • Know the default priority of a job that is created
    • Run a program with higher or lower priority than the default
    • Change the priority of a running process
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • nice
      • ps
      • renice
      • top

Readings[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia: Scheduling (computing)

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: Process execution priorities

Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]

Key Terms[edit | edit source]

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