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Is there a program that tells ram usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I monitor the memory usage? I have Ubuntu 12.4 LTS and I need a program that will be able to monitor my ram usage. Any suggestions?
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Automatically kill a process if it exceeds a given amount of RAM

I work on large-scale datasets. When testing new software, a script will sometimes sneak up on me, quickly grab all available RAM, and render my desktop unusable. I'd like a way to set a RAM limit ...