Find and sort by Resident Size of each process on the system in MB

sudo ps aux --sort:rss | awk '{print $2"\t"$11": "$6/1024" MB"}' | column -t | less
Sample Output
2406   guake:                                                           31.0586   MB
2385   unity-2d-panel:                                                  32.3125   MB
2411   /usr/lib/vmware-tools/sbin64/vmtoolsd:                           35.8125   MB
11320  /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser:                      37.0352   MB
11260  /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser:                      37.625    MB
2386   unity-2d-launcher:                                               45.4844   MB
2839   /usr/bin/unity-2d-places:                                        52.1562   MB
11133  /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser:                      100.266   MB
1013   /usr/bin/X:                                                      134.688   MB
11161  /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser:                      163.75    MB

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By: threv
2011-12-08 17:23:18

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