Chromium apparently hogging swap

John Hupp lubuntu at
Fri Dec 28 17:00:06 UTC 2012

I barely know enough to be dangerous, but I wonder if you should be 
investigating a memory leak problem: Chromium not properly releasing 
no-longer-needed memory, therefore using additional memory with 
continued browsing, resulting in more hard drive swap.

On 12/28/2012 11:28 AM, Lars Noodén wrote:
> On the days I use Chromium all the time, swap usage creeps up all day
> until the machine spends its time thrashing.  On days that I can avoid
> using Chromium at all, the swap usage stays at zero.  What kind of data
> can I collect to verify this and report a bug?
> Regards,
> /Lars

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