Category Archives: Linux

How to view memory usage on linux?

On linux you can use different tools like the top command to view the memory usage of all processes.

This topĀ command has different options bound to the keyboard.
Here are some:

To change the sort to Memory, you can press shift M
to change the process scaling you can press small “e
to hange for the global view you can press shifte

How to force linux (debian) to install a deb package file?

As debian didn’t have the most recent version of a project im using and they took ages to add it, i wanted to install the new version, but debian stopped me and told me that other packages are depending on this. (Well it was a compiler and those packages where sourcecode packs and it was a point release… so who cares…)

There is an option in linux to force the install of a .deb file. Continue reading