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Swappiness issues

I just got an old laptop, and I am using it to run a minecraft server, just for the fun, but the problem is it only has got 2gbs of ram, I made a 20gb swap section, set swappiness to 100, but I still ...
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Steps to take before resizing partition to prevent damaging data

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and have three partitions, one ext4 for the root directory, one ext4 for the /home and one for swap. I need to release disk space so I can increase swap space, and create a new ...
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3answers
595 views

Disk I/O makes desktop unusable. System consumes too much memory

I have a long-term problem with my Acer TravelMate 3002WTMi (Pentium-M 1.73Ghz, 512 MB RAM) and Xubuntu 11.10. Whenever load increases machine tends to slow down to the point that it's totally ...
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0answers
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delete old swap partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to delete a second swap partition safely? I had this old swap partition then I deleted my old Ubuntu partition and then installed Ubuntu 11.10 but it made another ...
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2answers
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How to solve my partition table?

I have an issue, not necessarily a problem. I have a disk, which had Ubuntu 11.04, a swap, a big NTFS and some free space. When 11.10 came out, I did a fresh install and recently I've deleted the ...
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How-to recover previous swap partitions space?

After several clean re-installations of Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo S12 Laptop (Intel Atom), I found I have five new swap partitions in addition to the original swap partition on 11.04. Not only do ...
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Why are there multiple (6) swap partitions after Ubuntu clean install?

After several multiple clean re-installations of Ubuntu 11.10 x86 from the original 11.04 on my Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) laptop, I find I have six swap partitions. The original 11.04 had only one. I ...
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2answers
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Lenovo S12 fails to hibernate, won't turn off and won't restore session, what to do?

My Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) running 11.10 Unity desktop will not hibernate. If I use the Shutdown/Hibernate option, it will go to a blank screen with an flashing underscore cursor in the upper left ...
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Any Way To Swap Some File Or Some %

is there any way to do some % swap example i want to swap 2 % of my data to swap OR is there any way i can swap some program example i want to swap firefox , or any program
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1answer
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Why is this in my fstab /dev/mapper/cryptswap1?

With my new Ubuntu 11.10, I have, I was not able to hibernate my system. When I checked if I have alloted enough swap space, I found the following lines in my fstab. # swap was on /dev/sda7 during ...
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2answers
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Use keyfile for encrypted swap [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 using the alternate CD and set up an ecrypted root and swap partition. Now, during boot, I have to enter a password for the root and a passwort for the swap partitition. I ...
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1answer
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Wiping “swap” partition

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10. I partitioned between Windows and Ubuntu, with some free space left. I did not designate a "swap partition." When I start installation, it gets stuck on this ...