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Title: How do you find out which program is using too much memory?
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This is a good question but the information shows there is lots of memory available. You should be monitoring your memory usage though.

My favorite system monitor is conky and memory display is part of it:

Conky.gif

Total memory line shows 2.5 GiB out of 7.4 GiB is being used.

Detailed memory line shows:

Conky is highly configurable and everyone’s desktop looks different. You can google conky and get 787 thousand hits.

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