Pulls total current memory usage, including SWAP being used, by all active processes.

ps aux | awk '{sum+=$6} END {print sum/1024}'

2009-02-16 12:10:00

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For total RAM usage accounting for shared RAM on linux see: http://www.pixelbeat.org/scripts/ps_mem.py
pixelbeat · 662 weeks ago
But with the beast inside doula portland
tillyracker · 18 weeks ago
But with the beast inside doula portland
tillyracker · 18 weeks ago

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