[DC LoCo] Friend getting an error message - "not enough free swap"

Bill Day williamson.day at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 02:46:28 UTC 2012


Phil,

Wouldn't the relevant question be how much free drive space does she have and how large is her swap partition?

Bill Day

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On Mar 4, 2012, at 9:39 PM, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com> wrote:

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> I set up a friend with a Linux Mint computer and she tells me she is repeatedly getting the message, "not enough free swap" when using Firefox.   I suggested she reboot and she is still getting the same message.  Maybe I need to head over to her place to install Chrome, which is less memory intensive.
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>    Does anyone on this list have other ideas to try? Best as I can recall, her computer either has 512 MB of memory with Linux Mint 9 (or 10) on it, or 256 MB of memory with Linux Mint LXDE.
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