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naijaguy 01-20-2005 01:43 AM

check amount of memory
 
What can you type on the command line to find out how much memory a Linux box has? It's a Red Hat machine, and no, I'm not in front of it, so I can't try to use the GUI. :rolleyes:

homey 01-20-2005 01:52 AM

The command free should do it.

jacks4u 01-20-2005 01:57 AM

$ free
Will tell you how much memory is available, how much is used, and how much is swapped, as well asother metrics associated with memory.

see the man page for details...

jacks4u

overlord73 01-20-2005 02:13 AM

also try:
cat /proc/meminfo

lightwave 10-15-2008 03:11 PM

thanks
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by overlord73 (Post 1419363)
also try:
cat /proc/meminfo

love it when solutions are clear and concise :)


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