Month: February 2011

What’s Using My CPU and RAM?

My computer has been running slowly periodically, and so, that leads me to ask the question: what is the problem?  Here’s my tool of choice:


You can launch it either from the terminal or with Alt+F2 and typing “gnome-system-monitor”.  You can sort the processes by clicking on the column title.  I find it helpful to sort by the CPU and the Memory.