a cache stores temporary data nearby so that it can be retrieved much more quickly than fetching it from the real backing store (disk, network), or recalculating some result all over again

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Steam client GUI rendering glitch (flickering, weird overlay). Also affects Strife game

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook 2,1 with 4gb RAM (about 3gb usable). All other games run fine, but the Steam client itself renders all wonky, and Strife has the same problem as Steam. Links ...
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Why won't Ubuntu tweak delete my Thumbnail Cache?

In Ubuntu tweak 0.8.7 which is installed in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running unity I could not delete a particular file called 'fail' in the thumbnail cache. I am actually trying to remove that file with ...
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Is it okay to delete ~/.cache?

When I use disk usage analyzer and scan my home folder .cache always shows up with a decent bit of things in it. Would it be okay for me to delete the contents of this folder or would it damage ...
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LDAP double root password

I've changed my LDAP root password following a few guides like this one and this one. I'm in Ubuntu 14.04, and in /etc/ldap/slapd.d/cn=config I've created a subdirectory and placed my ldif file in ...
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gem5 - Setting up x86 fs & running cache coherency code

I am new to gem5 and am trying to run the MI_example cache coherency protocol test code for x86 system in gem5. I was trying to run the ruby_fs.py script but I came to know it has be eliminated from ...
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How do I correctly enable PHP 5.5's OPCache in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm setting up a local server to test configurations; it's a clean 14.04 LAMP server, as selected during OS install. If I understand correctly, OPCache comes with PHP 5.5 (php -v confirms this) but ...
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How do I configure the Ubuntu SDK to use a proxy cache?

The Ubuntu SDK sets up emulators for me, which seems to involve a call to click chroot which then runs debootstrap. How do I pass through my proxy server settings through to debootstrap? I want to do ...
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Disable thumbnail creation for specific folders only, but all users

I want to prevent my Ubuntu 14.10 to create and save thumbnails for a specific folder only. I am writing a program that creates great amounts of small graphics dynamically and I don't want to have ...
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Software Centre is missing icons

I have a problem with Ubuntu Software Centre not showing icons for available apps, e.g: Is there a command to refresh the icon cache for Ubuntu Software Centre?
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Lenovo E540 SSD cache solution

My company gave me a Lenovo E540 that has an integrate 16 Gb SSD cache. I'm wondering how to use the cache with an existing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, I found several posts explaining about ...
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Kdecache-user taking up lots of space

My computer has started to show signs of a bloated root partition. I checked it out using ncdu and discovered that the directory at /var/tmp/kdecache-user/ has swelled to 1.6 gigs. After doing a ls ...
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Is it possible to limit cache memory to a process?

I am using network capture tool named dumpcap and it is consuming too much cache memory. So other processes getting no memory to run. htop command shown cache memory as 29 GB in Meters. Can ...
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My laptop very slow, Is the problem with Hard Disk or RAM ( very low Timing cached reads value)

My laptop has been running very slow, I reinstalled Ubuntu and also tried Windows but didn’t find any difference. I thought this could be a problem with my HD. I tried the below tests with hdparm ...
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Maintain a local cache for offline browsing

I am building a web kiosk that I want to be available even if internet is lost. The browser is chrome and its based on Ubuntu. Is there a way to do this with a local proxy/cache server running on ...
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APC opcache works but no statistic

I installed APC opcache for my site .I think it work well but did not see any traffic: File Cache Information Cached Files (260.9 MBytes) Hits 1 Misses Request Rate (hits, misses) 0.00 cache ...
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Location or arp cache

I can see my arp cache if I enter arp into the terminal. I want to know the file location of the arp cache in Ubuntu.
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Why does Firefox ignore the `304 Not Modified` status sent by the webserver?

For my site, Firefox 32.0 seems not to cache a CSS file of my Nikola 7.1.0 installation and ignores the 304 Not Modified response by the webserver. What also puzzles me, is that it sends the 2nd ...
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Simple html cache for Ubuntu Server 14.10

Which is the best system for html cache in Ubuntu Server? I have some sites in hosting on my dedicated server. I installed and set APC, I enable the cache of Apache. The sites are all made in ...
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How to run ExpressCaché on 14.04

I've recently bought a notebook (ASUS K551LN), which comes with a 500GB HDD + 24GB SSD (SanDisk). Thing is, that SSD is supposed to be used as a caché. When I first used the computer (that is, W8), ...
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How do I clean or disable the memory cache?

After the system starts, in a few minutes my memory cache fills up and it starts using the swap. Here's a screenshot of /proc/meminfo. However, if I can disable this process / clean the cache once ...
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Java applications do not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have had working Java environment til Yesterday, I cleared my all files and folders in /tmp/ then restarted my computer after that I can not get any Java applications (Chrome, Firefox, Thunderbird, ...
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How do I install and use flashcache/bcache to cache HDD to SSD?

I want to know if there is anyone who has tried installing and running their kernel built with flashcache or bcache for SSD caching? How did you manage to do it?
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How can I clear my cached gpg password?

I've tried: the SIGHUP method --> no succes the cache timeout in gpg-agent.conf --> it seems that this file is not read, althougt I have the 'use-agent' line in gpg.conf What should I do ?
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Installing files from archive cache

How to make a backup of apt archive cache? If I make a backup of the archive cache can I install the applications in the current system to any system, which is running the same OS, using the archive ...
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DNS Cache server on Ubuntu 12.04

I have configured a Caching and Forwarding DNS server on Ubuntu 12.04 and after whole process things were good. The server was working properly. I tested it using dig command. After rebooting the ...
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How can I get the extract here option in Nautilus not to cache the file in .cache?

I'm trying to extract a large file in Nautilus, to another partition. I don't have enough memory on my /home directory to store the files. When I click "extract here" in Nautilus, it fails because it ...
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EnhanceIO: Write-through vs Read-only

I have installed an EnhanceIO SSD cache on my notebook. EnhanceIO supports three caching modes: read-only, write-through, and write-back. Read-only caching mode causes EnhanceIO to direct ...
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burst internal write-back vs asynchronous internal write-back

What is the difference between burst internal write-back & asynchronous internal write-back?
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Deleted /var/cache

My computer was slowing down, and I saw that deleting /var/log and /var/cache could help, so I did it... I didn't know /var/cache was so important, I tought it would just rebuild itself and deleting ...
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Is there a filesystem with caching and location-awareness?

Is there a way to setup a filesystem spread on 2 machines A and B in the following way? A and B are not on the same local network. Connecting to any machine shows the same files Writes to any ...
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How to find and report memory leak

When I use any graphics or diagram editing software like Gimp or Dia (and I have tried a couple more) I suddenly find the cache sucking up all my free RAM and cache which slows the system down to a ...
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Looking for a tiered cache solution for data logger

I have a Ubuntu14.04 serving as a traffic logger. Currently, the data are being written to a Ramdisk, and then later synced to a hardware storage. I'm curious if there's a software solution that will ...
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Already downloaded files are not cached by trafficserver 5.x (caching forward proxy)?

I want to setup Apache trafficserver 5.1.0 installed from source on Ubuntu 14.04 to use a large amount of disk space to preserve large download files as well as web sites (in order to get started I ...
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Difference between System monitor and free -h [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo T430 laptop with 3.7GB of RAM. Since I started using this machine I observe the following strange behavior. If I do a lot of things, say have rails server running, a few nodejs ...
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Can't put content in fastcgi_cache dir

I set up nginx to use the fastcgi_cache parameter. I also set fastcgi_cache_path. And everything works fine. What I tried to do is to manually add a CACHEDIR.TAG file in the fastcgi_cache_path dir in ...
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How do I use zRam?

I installed zRam as described on webupd8.org. I installed it from the terminal. Is that all I have to do or do I have to do some configuration or something? Does the zram-enabler do everything by ...
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How often is the thumbnail cache cleared? [duplicate]

I'm not sure which application is the culprit (Nautilus, with the help of another library, I would assume), but if you take a look at ~/.cache/thumbnails you will notice that Ubuntu stores the ...
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Computer freezing on almost full RAM, possibly disk cache problem

The problem I think is somewhat similar to this thread. It doesn't matter if I have swap enabled or disabled, whenever the real used RAM amount starts going close to maximum and there is almost no ...
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How to copy all “apt-get update” cache

How can I copy all apt-get update cache to another computer, so that it doesn't need be updated again and again after new installation?
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Clear history of words typed in the dialog run (ALT + F2)? [duplicate]

wanted to erase all the words that remain as an option, every time tightening ALT + F2
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There is a file in ~/.cache/deja-dup/.. with 899G size

I am running my mail server on ubuntu which has 1.2 TB in total space. Today I realized there was an issue on my mail server, it was refusing sending/receiving mails due to storage which triggers ...
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huge cached memory, mostly freez system :(

I have a problem with system memory cache, i think it is bigger than normals. after 5-10 minute of usage, system become unusable and i must restart my "Asus X451-CA" laptop. this command ran upon user ...
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What is safe to exclude for a full system backup?

I'm looking for a list which paths/files are safe to exclude for a full system/home backup. Considering that I have a list of installed packages. /home/*/.thumbnails /home/*/.cache ...
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Why does my system use so much cache?

Previously, on my desktop computer running Ubuntu 14.04, I had 4GB RAM, which I thought should be plenty. However, after being on for a while, my computer would seem to get slow. I have a system ...
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Does Ubuntu store data of external media/drives?

I keep confidential data (docs, spreadsheets, images, etc) on USB sticks or discs. I plug/insert them to access the data when I need, and put them back in a drawer when I'm done. Does Ubuntu store ...
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When running locally, does Juju use the host machine's APT cache?

When juju fetches packages for a unit, does it make use of the host system's APT cache? I'm asking this because in my case, bandwidth is limited and I am doing some charm development. It is not ...
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Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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Problem installing packages - Java [duplicate]

I'm having a problem installing Java. It keeps telling me this when it starts to remove outdated cached downloads: Removing outdated cached downloads... sha256sum mismatch jdk-8u5-linux-x64.tar.gz ...
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Configuring a HTTP and HTTPS web accelerator using Varnish

I have installed and configured varnish on my new server. The server is currently working for http traffic. I would like to also forward SSL traffic to my webserver. It is not necessary to cache this ...