What does this command do? ps -U root | sort -g

Asked by Sujith on 2012-09-17

What does this command do? ps -U root | sort -g

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a quick read of:
man ps

and
man sort

shows:

ps (show processes) -U root (all running as roo) sorted by PID

Sujith (sujith-hathwar) said : #2

Thank you very much.

The man pages tell you a lot. I suggest you try them.