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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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2answers
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System Never Finishes Booting

I'm using ubuntu 10.10 dual boot with XP. I planned to increase the size of swap partition. So I delete the swap partition. And I move the partition right so that swap partition can get 2 GB. Then ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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2answers
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Change swap (potentially with user data) to ext4

I have a 1 TB external harddisk where I recently installed Ubuntu onto. Before I had some backups there which I didn't want to lose. Therefore I created a new partition for Ubuntu. During this process ...