Plasmoids and Power Consumption

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Apr 15 17:57:13 UTC 2009

Steven Vollom wrote:
> I installed 16 of the system info plasmoids on my computer.  I just
> noticed that with only Kontact waiting for messages, 7111mb of memory
> are being consumed.  Is it possible that these plasmoids could be
> using that much RAM?

Maybe you should run "xosview" of the package with the same name. There 
you can see what part of your memory is really used for applications 
(green part of the mem line) and which part is used for buffers / 
cache. Then start one plasmoid at a time and check how much the green 
bar increases.


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