Server uptime command

Posted: April 2, 2009 in archlinux, Debian, Slackware

Uptime command

$ 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

top -d 1 <------ best top command
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