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How can I display the top results in my terminal in real time so that the list is sorted by memory usage?

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Use quick tip using top command in linux/unix

$top

hit Shift + f , then choose the display to order by memory usage by hitting key n then press Enter. You will see active process ordered by memory usage.

Or you can just press M after running top command.

References

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4802481/how-to-see-top-processes-by-actual-memory-usage

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