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Ubuntu 12.04 got freezes many times

I have been experiencing my os ubuntu 12.04 got freezed completely on my dell vostro 2520. In that state, No any key is working. and of course touchpad is also not working. I have to power off the ...
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Is there a maximum swap partition size for 12.04, 64 bit

I am running 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on HP Envy Spectre ultrabook, with 4GB of RAM. I have been running into problems with python code which uses RAM very inefficiently, see e.g. here, causing my code to ...
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Should i enable zram and/or lower swappiness value?

I use ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have 2GB RAM. Now, that is split about 55-45 memory-swap. My CPU is almost flatlined! Could I get faster leaner meaner more efficient performance if I lowered swappiness down ...
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Cannot change swappiness default from 60 to 0 in Ubuntu 12.04

So I've read several related threads and there seems to be no answer. I have an old laptop, with a Dual Core 1.7 GHz processor and added 2 GB of RAM, with a 30 GB partition for Ubuntu 12.04 and the ...
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Resize my root partion in Ubuntu server

How can I resize my root partion in Ubuntu server in terminal? I only access to server by terminal commandds and I can't use visual tools such as gparted! I need it because I want to create new ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 swap USB [duplicate]

I'm new in ubuntu and I tried to install the alternate CD in my machine. Everything went fine but when I tried to boot a black screen and a blink cursor went on. I can boot from my USB and searching ...
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ubuntu 12.04 2D hibernatization

I'm pretty noob in linux OS. I chose ubuntu to start with, because is most user friendly. But i can't make him go to hibernate. I have 2 gb RAM and 4 gb SWAP, i follow the instructions to enable ...
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What is the safest way to remove a swap partition?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 64-bit HP laptop with a 16 GB flash drive. I do not have a working hard drive right now. When I installed Ubuntu, I created a 2 GB swap partition on sdb1. I have since ...
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How to add swap file to Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have at Ubuntu 12.04 swap size the same as my RAM - 1Gb. I want to increase this a little bit, till 3Gb. Increase 2Gb of swap size. I read SwapFaq but I can't understand how to keep having this ...
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My folder-encrypted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS takes too long to shut down

Recently I re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I encrypted my home folder. When I turn it on, it says dev/mapper/cryptswap1. And like I said in the title, it takes too long to shut down. I've looked on ...
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Can't reduce swap size

I'm building my first Ubuntu Server and I'm struggling with with the swap size. I have 16GB RAM, however disk space is limited as I'll be running multiple VM's. That's been said, I've created a ...
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Installing Ububtu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron N5110 already having 3 active partitions

The Dell Inspiron N5110 already has 3 active partitions - BOOT FAT 32 (44 MB for Dell Diagnostic tools) RECOVERY NTFS (15 GB) SYSTEM (192 GB ) Option 1 :-I can shrink the system volume and install ...
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How can I fix “The creation of swap space in partition #6 of SCSI2 (0,0,0) (sda) failed” while installing Ubuntu?

Edit: Updated my question with screenshots I have a 500 GB built-in hard disk. I have 3 primary partition. C: - 100GB - Primary Partition - Windows 7 installed D: - 150GB - Primary Partition E: - ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS install failed. swap partition failed [duplicate]

I recently was lucky enough to get a laptop for free. The only setback is it had no operating system. I burned ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a disk, and when i boot it in the laptop it loads. I tried installing ...
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Suspending does not work. Ubuntu 12.04

I had set the swap file at 0 size, at installation, so I cannot hibernate. However,my RAM should do for the "suspend" function(I think).But whenever I suspend my system, it just starts from the very ...
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Swap partition not recognized (The disk drive with UUID=… is not ready yet or not present)

I think I had an encrypted swap partition, because I chose to encrypt my home directory during the installation. I believe that's what the line with /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 ... in my /etc/fstab is all ...
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How can I enable two installed versions of Ubuntu to use a common swap space?

I have an Acer Aspire One AO751H, and I've got two Ubuntu versions on it: 10.04.4 LTS Netbook Edition (which I keep around mainly because I really like the user interface) and 12.04.2 LTS. I have ...
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After creating swap partition, LTS won't recognize new partition

I downgraded my system from 13.04 to 12.04, and in the processes messed up cryptswap. Each time i booted, i would get a warning about cryptswap not being there, so I deleted cryptswap using a ...
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How to re-encrypt my swap to activate it again?

A while back I was messing with my swap space, turning it on and off using sudo swapon -a and sudo swapoff -a. Since I generally have enough RAM anyway (6GB) I totally forgot about it. Currently I am ...
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Swap Not available in system monitor

i make a swap partition with 5 GB but i notice always that it is marked as "not available" on the system monitor plus when i do operations consume the whole RAM ubuntu starts to kill to relief the RAM ...
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How to set swap in /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume if I have two swap partitons?

I have two swap partitions in fstab : /dev/sda8 none swap sw,pri=1 0 0 /dev/sdb8 none swap sw,pri=1 0 0 How to set swap in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Init Process using all swap space and free memory

Mem: 16402220k total, 16165840k used, 236380k free, 132244k buffers Swap: 4194296k total, 4191452k used, 2844k free, 1208664k cached PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM ...
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'hibernate' doesn't work on xubuntu 12.04

I've just installed Xubuntu on my laptop. All works fine except that hibernating doesn't work. I (successfully) resized the swap partition with GParted but it's still the same. When restarting the ...
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Swap bug 100% Increase with two apps running?

Newly installed operating system, nothing download except updates. Firefox currently downloading one file. SWAP at 0% Then I open up Ubuntu software center.. Swap starts rising slowly and slowly . ...
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How to limit unattended-upgrades swap io usage

I have a daily spike in swap IO usage at the same that unattended-upgrades runs. Besides that time of day, swap IO is rarely used. I recently tried to uncomment these settings: ...
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Should swap and RAID-1 mix?

I have a box with a small RAID-1 array being used for swap space. I only did this since I was setting up mirrors for every other partition in the system. Today I read this question and it prompted ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 lts installation error

I`m trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 lts from usb stick. When is the partition section in installation I choose use whole disk or something like that... Then comes an error that says swap volume ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 increase swap [duplicate]

I have installed a Unbuntu 12.04 and want to increase my swap size from 1Gb to 4Gb can anyone tell how to do this? /dev/sda5 partition 1046524 568284 -1
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Cannot format swap

I was installing ubuntu 12.04 to the side of windows 7 to my friends' computer when I came across the partitioning of the HDD. By accident, I selected swap as the whole partition, which I intended on ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04, facing partition issues

I have just bought a new PC having Windows 7 installed, it has 500 GB disk space. Attached is the screen shot of the disk management C:-Installed Windows 97.5 GB D:- Kept required data 195.31 GB ...
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Boot-Repair after messing up NTFS partition

I posted this question explaining what happened after I tried to create a new swap partition on a Win/Ubuntu dual-boot machine. I have since created a live-boot USB and installed Boot-Repair. I had it ...
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How to Assign Swap space for Ubuntu 12.04LTS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding swap partition after system installation I have total 4 drives. The primary one is of type ext3 (ubuntu with 20GB free) and other 3 partitions are NTFS ...
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Ubuntu swappiness

I have a laptop with 4 GB RAM and i3 processor. It runs very fast when I use windows, but it keeps slowing down on my Ubuntu when I use it continuously. I noticed that 500mb+ swap is getting used even ...
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Does 12.04 support hibernating to a swap file?

I'm about to reinstall Ubuntu on a netbook with a tiny disk. Because of the tiny disk size, I'd strongly prefer to have a swap file than a swap partition. However, I want to be able to hibernate. I ...
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Why is zero swap being used on my setup?

From the looks of the swaps proc; ubuntu:~$ cat /proc/swaps Filename Type Size Used Priority /dev/sdc2 partition 4104188 0 -1 ubuntu:~$ ...
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How to Increase Swap Memory? [duplicate]

2 Months ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my PC. I never knew what was swap memory and I gave 1.5 GB for Swap Partition but I read in an Article for a PC with 2GB ram and 100GB+ Hard disk, We should ...
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Is it possible reduce swap memory size?

The matter is that my computer has 3Gb of memory ram. Therefore i think that i don't need too much swap memory size, and i really need free space in the hard disk. sorry by my English
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How do i stop “5.2 GB SWAP partition from appearing in ”devices" list in Nautilus?

I have 12.04 installed and have a 5 GB partition for swap. I want to stop this drive from appearing in the Devices list in Nautilus. sanjay@sanjay-pc:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for sanjay: ...
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Really weird situation with Swap that refuses to work

So I decide to move my Swap partition to another HDD to make hibernation more fast, I create a partition with a liveUSB, do swapon, and then hibernate just disappears I go into the terminal, ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 12.04 to recognize encrypted swap partition so that I can hibernate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and used gparted to erase and enlarge my swap partition. When I rebooted, gparted said that the file partition for the swap was unknown. Gparted doesn't let me change ...
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How can I stop Ubuntu 12.04 from mounting Fedora 16's Swap Partition?

I recently installed Fedora and Ubuntu 12.04. Both have different Swap Partition. Fedora using its own Swap space. But Ubuntu using both two swap partitions. I want to stop that. I want Ubuntu 12 to ...
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What are these unknown partitions I see in gparted?

There are two partitions in my Ubuntu 12.04 setup that don't mount and are "unknown"; /dev/sda7 and /dev/sda5: and the properties dialogue: Is one supposed to be my SWAP partition? I have 8 GB ...
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adding swap volume

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside my windows 7. But i did not created swap volume for ubuntu. There are already 4 partitions on my hard drive ( one windows 7 , one system tools ( ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Slow and low memory

I have an old laptop, a Dell Inspiron 8100, that I use to "play" with Ubuntu on. It is my "learning" machine where I experiment with new OS and such, so it is not critical, but I really want it to ...
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How to recover data from formatted swap?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have 4 partitions of hard disk. 1st of 43 GB contains Windows 7, 2nd (43 GB) and 3rd (32 GB) contained valuable data and 4th of 42GB contains Ubuntu. Now, while installing ...
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Damaged swap partition - How and what to do?

I needed GPartEd to format a MicroSD card (don't trust Disk Utility too much as more problems seem to occur with hard drives and memory cards I formatted with it, than with the ones I formatted wth ...
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Enlarge swap partition without disturbing anything!

I'm having a few issues with 12.04 right now when manipulating large image files, which never used to occur when doing the same with 10.04. I noticed when I clean-installed that the swap partition it ...
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How much swap do I really need? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I have 16GB RAM. Do I need 32GB swap? I have a 4 GB RAM and 300 GB HDD with 8 GB of it as a Swap partition. I'm running 12.04 with hibernate enabled. How much swap do I ...
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Adding a new swap file. How to edit fstab to enable swap after reboot?

I've deleted my existing swap partition due to some partitioning problem. I don't have a swap space now so I've created a swap file with: dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/myswapfile bs=1M count=1024 Here's ...
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How to permanently enable compressed ram swap? What version to use?

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 ...