CPU_AND_S - Linux


CPU_AND_S is an advanced command-line utility designed to monitor and analyze CPU usage and system load in real-time. It provides detailed insights into resource utilization, system performance, and potential bottlenecks.


CPU_AND_S [options]


  • -i, –interval: Sets the polling interval for system data (in seconds). Default: 1
  • -c, –continuous: Runs the command continuously until interrupted.
  • -p, –processes: Displays top processes consuming CPU resources.
  • -r, –resources: Shows real-time CPU utilization and system load information.
  • -h, –help: Displays the help message.


Basic Usage:


Monitor Top Processes Consuming CPU:


Run Continuously with 5 Second Interval:

CPU_AND_S -c -i 5

Common Issues

  • No output: Ensure that the command has access to the necessary system permissions and that the system is under sufficient load for meaningful data to be collected.
  • Unexpected behavior: If the command behaves erratically or produces unexpected results, verify the syntax and options used.


Generate a CPU Usage Report:

CPU_AND_S -r > cpu_usage_report.txt

Monitor System Load over Time:

CPU_AND_S -r | grep 'Load average:' | tail -n 50

Related Commands

  • top: Provides a dynamic view of running processes and system resources.
  • ps: Lists running processes with detailed information.
  • uptime: Displays system uptime and load statistics.