On 29/05/06, Francis Daly <francisdaly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29/05/06, Mark Clifford <markcliff at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The top command looks like the correct value but how do i return it only
> > through a shell script.
> When you've got the right number included in the output, either some
> combination of grep and
>> tr -s ' ' | cut -d ' ' -f 5 (for suitable values of 5)
If you're going to do that, you'll also want something like
sed -e 's/^ *//'
early in the pipeline. Isn't testing wonderful...
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