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Top and TOP MAN

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#1 paul88ks


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Posted 24 August 2015 - 12:11 AM

i was recently on the Linux questions.org forum trying to resolve an issue with Open-suse and someone recommended that i use the TOP command and read the Top Manual.it is the first I have heard of it- does anyone here use it and for what. he said i could check my RAM usage as well as some other things-?

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#2 NickAu


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Posted 24 August 2015 - 01:54 AM

Yes its not bad.

sudo apt-get install htop

Once installed, just type



#3 Al1000


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Posted 24 August 2015 - 02:14 AM

The more basic top will already be installed.

man top
to see the manual pages on Top - although manual pages aren't designed to be easy to understand.

Press q to quit top and the manual.

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