How To Install gmemusage on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install gmemusage on Kali Linux. gmemusage is Displays a graph detailing memory usage of each process

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install gmemusage on Kali Linux.

What is gmemusage

Gmemusage is a graphical program modelled after the Silicon Graphics Inc. program of the same name. Gmemusage displays a window with a stacked bar. Areas on the bar correspond to individual processes running on the system and are updated periodically. Multiple copies of the same program (actually, programs with the same name) are merged into one area on the stack. Sizes of areas in the stack correspond to resident sizes of the processes.

There are three ways to install gmemusage on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install gmemusage Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install gmemusage using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install gmemusage

Install gmemusage Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install gmemusage using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install gmemusage

Install gmemusage Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install gmemusage using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install gmemusage

How To Uninstall gmemusage on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the gmemusage package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove gmemusage

Uninstall gmemusage And Its Dependencies

To uninstall gmemusage and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove gmemusage

Remove gmemusage Configurations and Data

To remove gmemusage configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge gmemusage

Remove gmemusage configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove gmemusage configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge gmemusage

References

Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install gmemusage using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.