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Memory checks on LINUX part 1

How to

1. at first basic check by one command

In output we can see utilization of memory and and swap. we can change output with -b bytes -k kilobytes instead of -m megabytes. Option -t is used for showing memory with swap (-t as total).

# free -tm
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:        128393      82606      45787          0       9873      40943
-/+ buffers/cache:      31789      96604
Swap:        34815       4773      30042
Total:      163209      87379      75830

If we are not satisfied with this output we can be more detailed by next scripts.

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