Under SuSE, (Mem: 31908592k total, 31421504k used,) how do i know which process or program using my memory?
The standard (command-line) program for checking cpu/memory usage for processes is
After opening top, clicking
EDIT - 4-12
For clarity I decided to expand on the sorting. Here is a typical
The column that interests you most is
In order to sort by a column you hit
as you can see, hitting
At the table view, hitting lowercase
Note: I played around with sorting columns so the columns are shuffled from the first image.
Like a lot of unix/linux command line utilities there are many little tricks and things and hidden features - top is a very powerful tool. For instance, you can show multiple tables at the same time (say the top 5 instead of top 20 but for 4-5 different parameters)- how? I don't know, but I accidentally got to that when taking the screenshots. A full chapter of a good book on *nix can be devoted to
This will ouput pmem & rss longs of processes, worth to try.