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Essential System Tools: BleachBit – open source system cleaning software

This is the sixth in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. We’re recommending a graphical utility that is excellent at giving your system a deep clean. It’s called BleachBit.

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gtop

Essential System Tools: gtop – System monitoring dashboard for the terminal

This is the second in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. gtop is an open source system monitoring utility written in JavaScript.

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ps_mem

Essential System Tools: ps_mem – accurately report memory usage of programs

This is the first in a series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series will examine both graphical and text based open source utilities. The first tool under the spotlight is ps_mem, a small utility that reliably reports how much memory is consumed by an application.

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