interpreting memory usage
hegbloom at pdx.edu
Fri Jun 10 00:12:35 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 19:11 +0100, R Kimber wrote:
> Maybe there's a case for a version of free that has
> clearer output for non-experts. Or a more explanatory man page.
Try: free -m ... for slightly more readable output. It prints in
megabytes rather than in bytes.
The gnome "system monitor" provides interesting information as well.
Also try "top", and "ps wwwauxf | less", or in XEmacs, M-x ps.
Karl Hegbloom <hegbloom at pdx.edu>
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