Linux Top sorting by memory

Feb 20, 2021


press shift+m after running the top command

run command top -o +%mem

Sort By memory Usage per-process in the interactive menu

  • press Shift+f to enter the interactive menu
  • press the up or down arrow until the %MEM choice is highlighted
  • press s to select %MEM choice
  • press enter to save your selection
  • press q to exit the interactive menu

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