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Ubuntu: The Max RAM

Posted on 2011-09-09
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12

1) I have a Linux Ubuntu workstation 10.04.3
2) I want to know the existing memory (RAM) in this computer
3) My questions:
- First : How to check it per GUI?
- Second: How to check it per Command line?
4) Thank you

Question by:tjie
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pilson66 earned 600 total points
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from command line:
cat /proc/meminfo
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souseran earned 700 total points
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For both command line and GUI, follow the steps in this article:

HowTo: Check RAM Size In Ubuntu Linux


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0x4c1d earned 700 total points
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Hey Tjie

How to check it from GUI

Tips for 10.04

System -> Administration -> system monitor. this gives you a read out of memory and current usage

How to check it from command line

This command gives you real time info from command line for memory and process usage

sudo top

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