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[Discuss] memory management

> On Jun 19, 2015, at 10:01 AM, Matthew Gillen <me at> wrote:
> I'm looking for some advice on tuning my linux box's memory management.
> I've got an older workstation that has merely 4GB of memory.  If I try
> to run Firefox, and a few java apps (e.g., Eclipse), my machine thrashes
> about and effectively locks up because of out-of-memory issues.

4GB is a ton for regular tasks.  That?s all two of my boxes have and I can even run virtualbox with a linux guest without issue.  I don?t see how those two apps are going to max out your system.  I bet your issues are not firefox and eclipse.

What is really using your system resources?

- Eric

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