How much linux memory is used by a process?

Answer The virtual (allocated) and resident (physical) memory sizes reported by Linux utilities such as "top" show the amount of memory assigned to a process and its shared objects.Source:Linux Journal: A... Read More »

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How to Kill a Linux Process by ID?

As with all computer software, bugs and unpredictable events can cause Linux processes to crash, stopping programs from working and often using up large amounts of CPU resources and memory. If a pr... Read More »

How to Kill a Stopped Process in Linux?

Every program that is being executed on the Linux operating system is considered a process and given a process ID (PID). The PID allows the operating system to keep track of the process and correct... Read More »

What memory is used in Linux?

The Linux operating system requires a minimum of 256 MB of RAM to operate, however 512 MB is recommended. A Pentium 1 to 4 processor or AMD equivalent and 500 MB of disk space is also required.Refe... Read More »

How to Free Up Memory in Linux?

Linux tends to hold as much run-time information in RAM as possible, since RAM is much faster than swap. In so doing, Linux categorizes the data in RAM either as active or cached. Normally this sys... Read More »