About CPU:

CPU stands for the central processing unit. It’s the primary component of the computer and also called brain of the computer. CPU carries out the instructions of a computer by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output operation specified by the instruction. Here you will see how to monitor the CPU usage and process via SSH. SSH network protocol that provides administrators with a secure way to access a remote computer.

What is CPU usage?

CPU usage describes, how much the processor is working. Usage is vary based on the types of task.

It can be monitored by, how much of the processor’s capacity is in use.

Monitor the CPU usage and process Via SSH:

Top command:

The top command is generally used to check memory and CPU usage per process.

This command reports the total memory usage and can be used to monitor the total CPU usage.

It is one of the most frequently used commands in our daily system administrative jobs.


$ top this command find out the CPU usage.

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