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gnome-shell leaks memory like a colander. There is a bug reported here (it's for Mint but it's the same problem) and on redhat. Upstream there are at least 9 bugs reported. Basically (one developer told me once, I can't find the reference) gnome-shell is completely unable (by design) to control the memory usage of its extensions. Add this to the fact ...


I had a similar problem but with a very weird solution. For some unknown reason I had a mail server on my laptop setup and running.I don't know why I had it...However I shut its service down and it turned out that that software on my laptop was under a ddos attack.After that everything was normal.


I have an older machine that I use that constantly spits out memory leak messages: root@:~# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 1898 1523 374 131 32 588 -/+ buffers/cache: 902 995 Swap: 1942 480 1462 My script: sync; sudo echo ...

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