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Old 07-04-2003, 11:42 AM   #1
AekaGSR
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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?
 
Old 07-04-2003, 11:46 AM   #2
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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.

# Memory and swap information
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An article: Tips for Optimizing Linux Memory
 
Old 07-04-2003, 11:55 AM   #3
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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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