ps_mem script

Brian J. Tarricone brian at
Mon Sep 26 09:33:06 CEST 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 09:37, Natanael Copa <ncopa at> wrote:
> I run Alpine Linux which is based on uClibc and busybox instead of the
> traditional bloaty GNU system. I got less than 100MB :)
>                         97.0 MiB
> =================================

Fantastic!  I see 898.8MB.  If I subtract Chromium from the list, I
get down to 204.1MB, which is just the desktop + Pidgin + a couple
Terminals + GVim.  Not bad!  Killing the apps would subtract another
~55MB from that.  150MB for a base desktop isn't bad at all,
considering how pretty Xfce is :)


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