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 +# State Code
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 +The process state code indicates the state for a process.
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 +^ Short Code ^ Meaning ^ Description ^
 +| D | Uninterruptible sleep | Usually refers to IO processes. |
 +| l | Is multi-threaded (using CLONE_THREAD,​ like NPTL pthreads do) |
 +| L | Has pages locked into memory (for real-time and custom IO) |
 +| N | Low-priority (nice to other users) |
 +| R | Running runnable (on run queue) | |
 +| s | Is a session leader |
 +| S | Interruptible sleep | Waiting for an event to complete. |
 +| T | Stopped | May have been stopped by control signal or trace. |
 +| W | Paging | Storing or retrieving data. |
 +| Z | Defunct ("​zombie"​) process | Terminated but not collected by its parent process. |
 +| < | High-priority | |
 +| + | Belongs to foreground process group. | |
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