What is Processes?

San
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What is Processes?

Postby San » Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:39 pm

What is Processes?

sprasad
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Re: What is Processes?

Postby sprasad » Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:39 pm

Process is any kind of program or task carried out by your PC. For e.g. $ ls -lR , is command or a request to list files in a directory and all subdirectory in your current directory. It is a process. A process is program (command given by user) to perform some Job. In Linux when you start process, it gives a number (called PID or process-id), PID starts from 0 to 65535.


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