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Article ID: 106
by: Reese K.
Posted: 23 May, 2013
Last updated: 23 May, 2013
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Display top 10 processes eating up memory

I've come across two command that I like so far:

ps axo %mem,pid,euser,cmd | sort -nr | head -n 10

Display memory usage and full command line

ps -e -orss=,args= | sort -b -k1,1n | pr -TW$COLUMNS

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