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Freeing up memory (RAM) on Ubuntu 8.04 Server [duplicate]

I run an Ubuntu 8.04 on a Slicehost virtual server with some lightweight server apps - apache22, svnserve, mysql, and proftpd. The only serious service limitation is RAM - 256MB is what I'm paying ...
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linux eats all memory, seems like it is not for specific application [duplicate]

The system is not overloaded and there is no huge process that eats memory (RAM) but still it has only 20-40 MB free. Who is taking RAM and should I avoid it? (how?)
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Memory Usage in LINUX [duplicate]

I have a debian system. It has 8GB memory. When I do top it shows 7.9 GB memory used and rest free. I add up the memory usage of all the programs running from top and they hardly sum up to around 50 ...
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my webserver with 16GB ram shows all RAM as used, but is it really, see the 'top' [duplicate]

I have some questions about my web server. Its a LAMP web server running centos 5.5 and php5, mysql5. The server gets hundreds (maybe thousand) of concurrent users during peak hours. I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 server requires frequent reboots to free up memory [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 on my server. It works fine, it's just that over time (usually a couple of days) the memory usage just grows and grows until it invariably runs out and needs to be rebooted. ...
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MySQL consuming nearly all memory in cache? [duplicate]

I am running a server with 24G of RAM. The only thing running here is a MySQL server configured as Master. When I check the memory via free -m I am getting this: total used ...
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Why is RAM usage so high on an idle server? [duplicate]

I'm investigating a server used for scientific data analysis. It's running RHEL 6.4 It has almost 200GB of RAM. It's been running very slowly for users via SSH, and after some poking around I quickly ...
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Memory usage on debian webserver keeps going up [duplicate]

my webserver is running apache 1.3.x for a PHP application, along with mysql on the same machine. Most of the time it runs fine, CPU usage still with nice margin, but somehow memory usage keeps ...
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Memory usage on my firewall [duplicate]

I have a memory usage problem with my Checkpoint Firewall (it's a physical firewall). On my monitoring software OPManager I can see that 94% of my memory is used. In SSH, when i enter this command : ...
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When does Linux run out of memory? [duplicate]

I'm trying to establish why a process keeps unexpectedly stopping, and one possibility is that the server is running out of memory, but I'm not sure I understand memory and Linux properly. Take the ...
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Server with high consumption of physical memory; swap is not being used [duplicate]

Please, I need a help. I have a Linux that has the following scenario of RAM memory consumption: root@cpro15623 [~]# free -m total used free shared buffers cached ...
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RAM memory is increasing progressively [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with my VPS Ve, right now I have two sites running with PHP (one of them with Wordpress), a few days ago the RAM usage rose above 100%, strange thing is I made no changes. RAM ...
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The cache is getting at full level so fast [duplicate]

Please, the memory and the cache are getting to the full level quite quickly under my linux mint 9 - isadora system. I used Ubuntu and Debian before, and it was not causing this issue at all. At the ...
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Cache memory Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Linux reporting “free” memory strangely? I have noticed that the cache memory on my vps always stays around the max value. I have nothing running at the moment ...
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High memory consumption on my VPS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Meaning of the buffers/cache line in the output of free Why is Linux reporting “free” memory strangely? I have a 12GB RAM VPS where I host a a couple of static ...

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