In this blog post we will know How to get number of processors in Linux. Here number of processors means number of available cpu cores. Every Linux distribution comes with some available bash shell commands and ‘nproc‘ shell commands gives total available cpu(s). We will also write a  simple C  program using sysconf system call to find number of cpu cores.

How to get number of processors in Linux

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How to get number of processors in Linux using nproc command

We can use nproc command to find available cpu cores.

How to get number of cpu cores using lscpu command in linux

C program to get number of processors in Linux

Using proc file system to know cpu information

(Some output of cat /proc/cpuinfo)




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