09Mar2010 How to find out what process is eating the most memory? categories: Tutorials How to find out what process is eating the most memory. ps -aux | sort +4n -OR- ps -aux | sort +5n Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPrintComments commentsPowered by Facebook Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.