Find all running processes of a program

Find the pids of all instances/processes of a given program running on your system

Open a terminal and enter ps ax | grep "firefox" ...replacing 'firefox' with the name of the program you are looking for.

The columns in the output are as follows: (1) pid 'process id' (2) tty (3) process state - see man ps (4) process runtime (5) process command.

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Customize directory colors  bash

You can use the command ls --color (or an alias) to show directories with colours for folders, files, links, etc. However, you may not realise these colours can be easily configured using bashrc and a configuration file. Edit your .bashrc file (in your home directory) to include the following line … More