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Linux Terminal: Check who uses all your memory with smem

As system administrator, or simple user that uses Linux on its desktop sometime you notice that something it’s eating all the memory of your system.
As first thing be sure to understand how Linux manage memory, I’ve be called too many time by scared users that did a free and were unable to read its output properly, in short, don’t worry if the Linux Kernel it’s using your memory to cache file.

So let’s 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.