system-cleaning

5 Best Free Linux System Cleaning Tools

There are a number of open source applications for Linux which help to keep the operating system working like new. To provide an insight into the software that is available, we have compiled a list of 5 top open source system cleaning tools. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for users who want to ensure their computer system retains its vitality.

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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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