The BIOS detects it fine and shows 8GB. Even lshw shows 8GB memory but somehow only 3.6GB is usable. Output of uname -a Linux Prod 2.6.38-15-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 27 16:03:32 UTC 2012 ...
When I use a lot of RAM (90-100%) then the laptop normally starts using SWAP so if I look in htop during that intense usage I see it's using 200MB of SWAP. But when I stop using the laptop (the ...
I have installed last week Ubuntu 11.04 64 on a new machine. I am running the GUI using Unity. However I have noticed that after 1-2 hours the process zeitgeist-daemon starts using excessively the ...
How do I check my whether my Ubuntu is 32-bit or 64-bit and whether or not it is using full RAM? I'm concerned that because my system is 32-bit it isn't using the maximum OS-supported RAM. It says my ...
In /dev I have 12 or so devices named ram0 ram1 etc. What are those? What can they be used for?
EDIT: In precise there's now zram-config. It's an upstart job compressing up to half of your ram spread over $(number of CPU cores) swap devices. It didn't allways start at boot but issuing sudo ...
I loaded a Windows XP iso into Virtual Box and my computer went from 415 to 407 GB, how did this happen?
I have 1GB of RAM, and when I run NetBeans and Firefox, they get about 300MB of RAM. At some point, the system becomes very slow, probably 100 times slower than normal, switching windows (Alt+Tab) ...
About 3 to 4 hours after turning on my PC, compiz 'memory usage' rose from 300MB up to 1.5GB! What is happening? What is wrong? Here is the screen-shot from system monitor: