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Old 06-17-2008, 08:58 AM   #1
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Ram Memory

My Slackware uses a lot of memory
[root@zLinux]# free
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:       1551048    1513048      38000          0     344172     886032
-/+ buffers/cache:     282844    1268204
Swap:      3429836          0    3429836
And my programms long opening....
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:55 AM   #2
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See this thread. You are actually only using 276 MB of RAM and have 1.2 GB free -- hardly pressed for RAM. Linux does things differently than Windows -- it caches recently used files in RAM in case you need to read the file again. If another application needs to use more RAM, the cached files in RAM will be overwritten and that RAM will be used by the new application instead. Though it looks like you only have 37 MB free, most of that is cache, and 1.2 GB are actually usable.

As for the slow application launches, which applications? How long is long? How fast is your CPU? (`cat /proc/cpuinfo` should tell you if you don't know)

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Old 06-17-2008, 11:06 AM   #3
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CPU is AMD Sempron 2200+(1500Mhz) in console all ok,if i start startx and executing File Manager,or Other programm this programm exec slow
if i now starting my linux after reboot programm's fast opening..


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