Control Panel – View Running Applications in Ubuntu 12.04


I would like to see what are all the applications/process being run at present in my Ubuntu system. is it possible to get the list of running applications, and how to do so.

Best Answer

Open System Monitor using the Dash to view your running applications/processes. This essentially does the same thing as Windows Task Manager. It is a graphical GNOME program, its name if you want to invoke it from a terminal is gnome-system-monitor.

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For the command line, you have several options from a simple ps -aef (just prints a list) to top (a scrollable list) or even htop (fancier than top, not installed by default):

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