The sys-process category contains packages which query or manipulate processes. The 'cron' daemons are included in this.

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acct GNU system accounting utilities
anacron a periodic command scheduler
at Queues jobs for later execution
atop Resource-specific view of processes
audit Userspace utilities for storing and processing auditing records
bcron A new cron system designed with secure operations in mind by Bruce Guenter
criu utility to checkpoint/restore a process tree
cronbase base for all cron ebuilds
cronie Cronie is a standard UNIX daemon cron based on the original vixie-cron
cronutils Utilities to assist running batch processing jobs
ctop Top-like interface for container-metrics
ctop Top-like interface for container-metrics
daemontools Collection of tools for managing UNIX services
daemontools-encore Collection of tools for managing UNIX services
dcron A cute little cron from Matt Dillon
dumb-init A minimal init system for Linux containers
fcron A command scheduler with extended capabilities over cron and anacron
ftop Monitor open files and filesystems
fuser-bsd fuser(1) utility for *BSD
glances CLI curses based monitoring tool
htop interactive process viewer
incron inotify based cron daemon
iotop Top-like UI used to show which process is using the I/O
latencytop tool for identifying where in the system latency is happening
lsof Lists open files for running Unix processes
memwatch Interactive memory viewer
minit a small yet feature-complete init
nmon Nigel's performance MONitor for CPU, memory, network, disks, etc...
numactl Utilities and libraries for NUMA systems
numad The NUMA daemon that manages application locality
parallel A shell tool for executing jobs in parallel locally or on remote machines
pidof-bsd pidof(1) utility for *BSD
pkill-darwin pgrep(1) and pkill(1) for Darwin
prll A utility for parallelizing execution of shell functions
procenv command-line utility to show process environment
procexp Graphical process explorer
procps standard informational utilities and process-handling tools
psinfo Process information and statistics using the kernel /proc interface
psmisc A set of tools that use the proc filesystem
rtirq Modify realtime scheduling policy and priority of IRQ handlers
runit A UNIX init scheme with service supervision
schedtool A tool to query or alter a process' scheduling policy
supervise-scripts Starting and stopping daemontools managed services
systemd-cron systemd units to create timers for cron directories and crontab
time Displays info about resources used by a program
tini A tiny but valid init for containers
tiptop top for performance counters
top-apple Apple's top from Mac OS X Lion 10.7
unixtop top for UNIX systems
vixie-cron Paul Vixie's cron daemon, a fully featured crond implementation
wait_on_pid small utility to wait for an arbitrary process to exit
watchpid Watches a process for termination
xjobs Reads commands line by line and executes them in parallel


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