slow karmic system

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Jun 29 18:25:49 UTC 2010

On 06/28/2010 11:46 AM, Joep L. Blom wrote:
> After a reboot, the system is much quicker and "alerter" but after a few 
> days (the system is now > 5 days up) it slows.
> I've read somewhere that there is something like a "swappiness" factor 
> that can be set but I have no idea what that means and I would very much 
> understand what I do as I don't like to follow recipes without knowing 
> the rationale.
> Hope somebody can give me some clues.
> Joep

But it sounds to me like you have an app that has a memory leak. I'd run
top or htop in a terminal over the 5 days and monitor your memory usage.

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