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Found 10 matches for 'process'
- background process (Score: 0)
A process that does not require interaction with the user to run; while a background process runs, the user can cont...
- Central Processing Unit (Score: 0)
CPU. The primary chip or processor in a computer. The CPU reads and executes the machine's instructions and make...
- child process (Score: 0)
The process created when one process (the parent) calls the fork() system call.
- defunct process (Score: 0)
A process that has made the exit() system call. This process does not use any system resources (including memory...
- multiprocessor system (Score: 0)
A computer system with more than one CPU.
- parent process (Score: 0)
The process that executed a fork() system call to create a new, child process.
- process (Score: 0)
An instance of a program that is being executed. Each process has a unique PID, which is that process's entry in...
- process table (Score: 0)
A data structure within the kernel that stores information about all the current processes.
- processor (Score: 0)
A chip within a computer that reads and executes the machines instructions.
- zombie process (Score: 0)
An entry in the process table that corresponds to a process that no longer exists. This is used to hold the exitcode...