$ uptime 17:08:49 up 5:54, 6 users, load average: 2.03, 1.68, 1.50
uptime command gives a one line display of the following information.
- The current time (17:08:49)
- How long the system has been running (up 5:54)
- How many users are currently logged on (6 users)
- The system load averages for the past 1, 5, and 15 minutes (2.03, 1.68, 1.5)
This is the same information contained in the header line displayed by w and top command:
$ w $ top Note that w displays who is logged on and what they are doing while top command provides a dynamic real-time view of a running Linux/UNIX/BSD system.
top -d 1 <------ best top command