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Hi ,

     I want to know is there any utility in linux which has the same function as TOP utility?

Thanks,
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top - why not top ?
but see also: vmstat; sar
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I just want to know, is there any other utility available similar to top.

vmstat - reports on the virtual memory statistics. It does not give the cpu usage at process   level.

sar - It reports the overall cpu usage.

I'm looking for  something similar to top which can provide the cpu usage for each process.

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Well, old good ps has pcpu format descriptor - use it
ps o stat,tty,pid,pcpu,comm
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You are aware, that qps is in fact top. Just in cute QT graphical window...
Thats alternative !?
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