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Thread: the priority in top

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    the priority in top

    So i was reading about linux and noticed that processes have priorites ranging from 0-99 if they have real time priority and 100-139 for normal priority.
    But in a program like top it would seem they've choosen to taken away the real priority numbers instead they show 0 to 39 for normal priority and rt for realtime

    Can i change it so it shows the real numbers?
    Last edited by brianww; February 13th, 2018 at 08:56 AM.

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    Re: the priority in top

    You might want to try htop, which is top on steroids. Much easier to stop a process than top does. It appears to me to show the correct priorities.

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