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Old 10-21-2013, 06:11 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux Terminal: Check who uses all your memory with smem


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As system administrator, or simple user that uses Linux on its desktop sometime you notice that something itís eating all the memory of your system.As first thing be sure to understand how Linux manage memory, Iíve be called too many time by scared users that did a free and were unable to read its output properly, in short, donít worry if the Linux Kernel itís using your memory to cache file.So letís take a look at a nice small program that can help us in find which process/users are using, for real, the memory of our systems.

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