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[Discuss] memory management

On Sun, 21 Jun 2015 14:23:28 -0400
Tom Metro <tmetro+blu at> wrote:

> I've considered a low-tech solution, like having a background script
> pop-up a notification when free RAM drops below some threshold to
> prompt me to restart various long running and leaking processes.

That's not a half bad idea. I might do that too.

Another thing that might help is to have one of your gettys (Let's say
Ctrl+Alt+F6) running with a nice value of -20. You use it for nothing
except using top and killing things when everything bogs down.


Steve Litt 
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