Xorg memory usage

Odd iodine at runbox.no
Thu Jan 28 16:59:06 UTC 2010

Wade Smart wrote:
> I have been noticing my ram usage increasing recently.
> I took a screen shot with the resources monitor running showing 
> processes and memory usage and I compared it to my current usage after 
> rebooting. After a few days Xorg goes from 28 to around 90mb. While not 
> a lot, it does seem a bit excessive.
> Nautilus goes from around 8 to 38mb.
> Is this normal?

Sure. Like any good OS, Linux and apps wil utilize free memory the best
they can. There's no good reason to have RAM sitting there unused.


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