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Old 09-04-2003, 10:27 PM   #1
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Finding current load on the system

Is there any command that will find the current load on the system (RAM, CPU).
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There are a few ways to do it. There's a program called 'top' that you can run. This shows all process being handled. Towards the top of the output is the mem and cpu info.

To check for memory / swap file usage I normally view the meminfo.

cat /proc/meminfo

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You may have a cpumemusage_applet you can put on the panel for X.

# Memory and swap information
cat /proc/meminfo
An article: Tips for Optimizing Linux Memory

I don't know the command to get cpu usage.

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