[clug] Memory issues
mick at micknsteph.com
Fri May 29 05:01:17 MDT 2015
Try the lazy man's way of working out who is the pig.
Run top, then press shift-f then n and enter to show the top memory consumers. Then k to kill with prejudice
Friday night remedy FTW!
Sent from Mick on the move
> On 29 May 2015, at 12:30, Paul Rands <lists at paulrands.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I wanted to try here first before I waste hours Googling
> and trawling umpteen forums with a problem with memory running out.
> have an AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 945 Processor system, quad core, running at
> 3 GHz. 6 GB RAM. Oodles of hard disk space. Linux Mint Mate 17.
> I am
> finding whenever I have GIMP or Chrome running for long periods I tend
> to suddenly run low on memory and the machine is busy swapping to hard
> disk all the time. Sometimes I can recover by closing some tabs or
> programs other times the computer eventually hangs.
> I have found
> Chrome sometimes doesn't close its tab instances properly when checking
> in the System Monitor.
> I am hoping for some suggestions / ideas, that
> might help resolve things. I use Chrome because it keeps everything in
> one account and one browser across Linux, iOS, Mac OS, Windows and
> Thanks in advance
> Paul Rands
> lists at paulrands.com
> linux mailing list
> linux at lists.samba.org
More information about the linux