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Old 03-25-2020, 07:45 PM   #1
sniper8752
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buff/cache question


I am running Ubuntu Desktop, and when I run this command, this is what I get. I have a Dell laptop, running 16 GB. I would like to run 1-2 VMs.
Code:
free -m
              total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
Mem:          15901        4521        5080        1626        6299        9549
Swap:           979           0         979
Am I able to use what is listed for buff/cache for this purpose?
EDIT: I just noticed "shared" and the "total": do I really have this total available to me for this purpose?

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Old 03-25-2020, 08:09 PM   #2
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Go have a look at linuxatemyram - hopefully that will clear things up a little.
 
  


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