so I've been trying to clear my memory cache but when i run sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches it says permission denied even when I'm on root. can anyone help? Thanks.

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    Possible duplicate of How to change value of /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches – mook765 Mar 7 at 15:30
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    Show the exact command you are running. Are you running this via sudo or are you literally logged in as root (perhaps via su - ...)? – user459652 Mar 7 at 16:21
  • What are you trying to do, exactly... and why? Maybe there's a problem that we should be solving here. – heynnema Mar 7 at 19:31

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