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After using vmware player with some virtual machine, it seems like my swap stays quite occupied and it doesn't changes unless i reboot it.

However, regularly swap is not used much by other applications.

Configuration is bit unusual:

Swap is about 1Gb RAM is: 16Gb

Is there a way to free that swap after using vmware player? Should i worry about that at all?

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You should not worry about it at all. The OS will put inactive memory pages into swap, and let them sit there if it's not being used.

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Then, there is a bug in System Monitor applet :D –  mariotanenbaum Jan 9 '13 at 8:48
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