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In windows we can find the max memory process from task manager process tab(ctrl+sht+esc) and can kill it.
Is there a similar way to find out the process running ordered by the memory usage and kill the max memory process ?
Is there any GUI tool like the task manager in windows for Ubuntu ?
asked Feb 10, 2015 at 10:40
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You should never clean the memory of any machine, modern systems manage RAM very well and killing applications can be harmful.
htop for a more fancy interface) to discover what is clogging your system and close those applications through their interfaces.
answered Feb 10, 2015 at 11:59
Try to use the
It should do what you're looking for.
You can also consider the installation of
htop which is a bit more user friendly than
As for the GUI in gnome or unity there is a task manager you should look for it in the main unity/gnome menu.
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answered Feb 10, 2015 at 11:08
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