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Old 06-12-2003, 08:55 PM   #1
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how to check the RAM size from desktop


Hi ! Linux User
In Window, I can check the RAM size by going to setting -> control panel-> system then uder general tab it indicate the RAM size. How can I do this in LINUX REDHAT 7.2 ?

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How can I check the RAM size from RED Hat 7.2 Desktop ? Is there any similar area like window or is there any command that I can use to check my existing RAM size and type ?

thanks for your help

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Old 06-12-2003, 09:15 PM   #2
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You can go to xterm and run "top" or "free" to check how much RAM you have and how much you are using.

Regards, Kenny
 
Old 06-12-2003, 10:47 PM   #3
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gkrellm can also be used to monitor a whole bunch of things, like hdd usage and RAM / Swap usage, cpu and so forth ... well worth a look

KSim also does this, but doesn't look as nice (personal taste anyway)

and ksysguard looks sorta close to the windows look (turn on the statusbar)

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Old 06-13-2003, 03:35 AM   #4
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ll -h /proc/kcore
 
Old 06-13-2003, 09:03 PM   #5
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the simplest way.... use system monitor....
 
  


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