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What's Bogging Down Your Linux PC? Tracking Down Resource Hogs

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Hardware is getting amazingly fast. But sometimes it seems like software gets slower faster than hardware speeds up. So why do so many apps feel poky?

In this series, I'll look at some of the ways you can examine your system to see what's taking up resources, and offer some tips on slimming your system down so it runs faster.

I'll start with two of the basic command-line applications for measuring performance: top and ps...

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