Strange top(1) output

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Thu May 12 07:34:47 PDT 2005

On 5/12/05, Tuomo Latto <djv at> wrote:
> Dominic Marks wrote:
> >>This includes at least the following changes (some not visible):
> >>
> >>  + The entire header line is limited to the window width too.
> >>  + The USERNAME column is hard-limited to 8 characters.
> ...
> > If this behaviour could be turned on and off, I'd be very happy.
> How about making it a command line parameter? The field size, I mean.
How about using the "-w" flag to increase the size?  Similar to the
way that ps uses it now (i.e. ps -axwww).

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