Tag Archives: memory

Find out what RAM type you have in Linux

To check what RAM memory type yo have installed (and also see other useful information about your system), do a sudo dmidecode Depending on the version of dmidecode you have installed and the hardware configuration you have, each hardware device will have a certain type number assigned t it. On my machine, the RAM has… Read More »

What uses your resources?

By using top or htop you can find out what processes are using your resources and in what ammount. Another way to do this is by launching the following command: ps -eo pcpu,pid,user,args | sort -r -k1 | more This will output something like 6.5  6077 user  pidgin 6.5  5535 root     /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 -br -audit… Read More »