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AekaGSR 07-04-2003 10:42 AM

Memory Hog?
I'm running RH9 with KDE 3.1 and the system monitor is showing that 240 megs of memory is being used after a fresh reboot I have a total of 512 . I turned off all unecessary services also. What am I missing? Are there other processes that I am not aware of that take up huge ammounts of memory or is this just part of KDE?

fancypiper 07-04-2003 10:46 AM

Linux is probably just doing it's job very well managing it's memory. It works differently (and better) than the popular OS memory management.

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ksgill 07-04-2003 10:55 AM

Try Gnome, I have read somewhere that KDE applications require more memory than other Graphical desktop environments...also a lot of people seem to be complaining about redhat 9 to be slower that other/previous versions.

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