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Ram speeds with dmidecode command

I wanted to see my RAM capabilities so i runned dmidecode. The output: Memory Device Array Handle: 0x0028 Error Information Handle: 0x002B Total Width: 64 bits Data Width: 64 bits Size: 4096 MB Form ...
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Make my Ubuntu, use more swap than RAM

So, I have 786 MB RAM with 1.6 GB Swap. I want to increase the usage of swap. In other words, i want my Ubuntu to use more Swap than My RAM. Please Tell me, how to do it
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Chromebook Crouton RAM limit

My question: can Ubuntu (Unity), ran through Crouton on Chrome OS, utilize more than 3GB of ram? Is there any way to allocate resources to Ubuntu? Can Chrome OS utilize more than 3GB? I would like to ...
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htop showing duplicate applications with very odd bizarre results upwards of 20,30,40 or more, see screen grab

I have attached screen shots of htop and it's bizarre results. Can anyone explain what is happening here? It shows this new copy.com app taking up like 500% of my memory if you count it up.
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How can I measure how much RAM has been used by a command

I'm trying to measure the memory of a process that I call via the command line (i.e., I want to find out much RAM it takes to for the process ). Is there any command that I can add to the command ...
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The limits is restored to the defaults after I reboot

I want to remove "memorylocked" and "maxproc" limits. I am using tcsh shell. I read that if I use "#limit memorylocked unlimited" and "#limit maxproc unlimited" then they will be set to unlimited. I ...
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Getting specific 'Out of memory!' message when running very involved Perl script [closed]

I'm running a Perl script that parses information from around 7,000 HTML files. Probably not really relevant, but I'm just trying to describe that this is, well, doing a lot of stuff. I originally had ...
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Is it possible to query maximum ram my mobo takes?

Is it possible to query through Terminal how much ram my motherboard can take? I'm looking to see if i can even upgrade.
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Display sums of memory usage of “similar processes”

I want to have a whole list of all the processes with their memory usage. I want to sum up the memory usage of similar processes (i.e. processes with the same name or the same father process) How ...
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fork: Cannot allocate memory

I am frequently getting: fork: Cannot allocate memory when running commands over ssh. I have 4 GB of RAM and usually 2 GB free. This started happening since I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. I then need ...
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“Cannot fork” error messages

This happens with many different programs from the terminal. Usually accompanied with some error message about not being able to allocate memory. When I try "free -m" this is the output: ...
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How to determine where biggest files/directories on my system are stored?

I was wondering how do you know where the largest files in my system are stored. For example--- Disk Space Used: 1GB Java: 500MB Java Percentage: 50% maybe represented in a pie chart. Maybe? I know ...