memory leak

Franz Waldmüller waldbauernbub at
Sun Apr 26 12:29:17 UTC 2009

I have to correct an error in the command
Franz Waldmüller schrieb:

>> How can I find what is using swap, to get a clue as to what it is.
> I don't know how to trap the program which is leaking but I have two hints:
> -) no reboot is required: just log out and log in again
> -) In my 8.04 installation the memory usage of nautilus was growing over 
> the days.
> just open a terminal and type
kill `$pidof nautilus`

Maybe somebody who is more familiar with the internals of ubuntu/Linux 
could comment on my command if the do any harm.


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