Try this:

  def view
    @result = ""
    x = `ps -el`
    x.each_line do |l|
      @result += l + "<br />"
    end
    return @result
  end

I remembered that carriage return is always funny from system to system. 
This should work.

Good luck!

jackster the jackle wrote:
> I want to capture the list of running processes on my computer. I am to
> get all the data into my variable with a simple system call:
> 
> x = `ps -el`
> 
> My problem comes when I want to display the data back out in a legible
> format that makes sense.
> 
> What is the best way to do this?
> 
> thanks
> 
> jackster

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