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Essential System Tools: ps_mem - accurately report memory usage of programs

Oct 02, 2018, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Emms)

This is the first in a series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series will examine both graphical and text based open source utilities. The first tool under the spotlight is ps_mem, a small utility that reliably reports how much memory is consumed by an application.

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