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A utility to report core memory usage per program

Project Description

A utility to accurately report the core memory usage for a program

Yes the name is a bit weird. coremem would be more appropriate,
but for backwards compatible reasons the ps_mem name remains.


ps_mem [-h|--help] [-p PID,...] [-s|--split-args] [-t|--total] [-w N]

Example output:

Private + Shared = RAM used Program

34.6 MiB + 1.0 MiB = 35.7 MiB gnome-terminal
139.8 MiB + 2.3 MiB = 142.1 MiB firefox
291.8 MiB + 2.5 MiB = 294.3 MiB gnome-shell
272.2 MiB + 43.9 MiB = 316.1 MiB chrome (12)
913.9 MiB + 3.2 MiB = 917.1 MiB thunderbird
1.9 GiB

The [-p PID,...] option allows filtering the results.
For example to restrict output to the current $USER you could:

sudo ps_mem -p $(pgrep -d, -u $USER)

or to summarize the total RAM usage per user you could:

for i in $(ps -e -o user= | sort | uniq); do
printf '%-20s%10s\n' $i $(sudo ps_mem --total -p $(pgrep -d, -u $i))
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