If you're running on a low-memory system -- and these days, anything with less than two gigabytes qualifies as low-memory -- it would be handy to know which programs have been spending a little too much at the pizza and ice cream joints and not enough time at the gym.
Unfortunately, memory on Linux isn't as easy as that single number the bathroom scale gives you. So let's take a look and see what information is available...
Article Source LinuxPlanet
August 13, 2009 11:55 am