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Swap is not copied back into physical memory

I have a question regarding swap and physical memory. Often times I run a program that requires a lot of memory and as a result I can see some of the data is copied from the physical memory into swap. ...
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system monitor is reporting 3.9 GiB only? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is more than 3GB of RAM not recognised when using amd64? Why does Ubuntu only show 3GB of RAM? my ubuntu 10.10 x64 was installed on this box one year ago, with 6Gb ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu detect all of my RAM on 64-bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu only detects 3.1 GB of ram on Ubuntu 64 bit ISSUE IDENTIFIED: BIOS bug. See dmesg output below. Question is: How to resolve this? Change made since 2.6.32 have ...
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Installed Ubuntu via Wubi, only reading 2.9 GiB of Ram [closed]

So I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 via Wubi over Win XP Pro 32bit, my processor is X64, and I have 4GB of RAM installed, the Ubuntu installs as 64bit but it only shows 2.9 GiB of RAM even tho the OS is ...
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Why is the size of /proc/kcore smaller than RAM? [closed]

I was wondering why it is so. All links (I've found) concerning the size of the file state that the size is about the same as the size of physical RAM, or the size processor can address. I'm on 32bit. ...
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Memory seems to be leaking?

My Memory is filling slowly. I have 2gb of ram, if i start the system 30% are used by apps. Now after some days it says 90% are used by apps. I know that linux is using as much as possible but its ...
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Can I throttle Liferea?

After I log in, my laptop takes a really long time to load. Watching top, it seems like one thing that is using a ton of juice is Liferea. I do want it to sync my feeds, but I'm wondering if there's a ...
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Problems with Maverick upgrade

I upgraded to Maverick 10.10 from Lucid. I have an old Toshiba Satellite with a 1.1 MHz and 256MB RAM. Initially I couldn't get my wireless to work. That solved itself after installing various updates ...
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Change swap memory size after adding RAM?

I ordered some addon RAM a few days ago to install on my Ubuntu 10.10 stationary computer and while giving it some thought, I remember that I previously did change the SWAP memory file size on a XP ...