[ubuntu-za] Controlling Memory Hogs on Ubuntu

Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) jonathan at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 7 11:51:15 BST 2009

Hi David

David Robert Lewis wrote:
> Is there any way to control the amount of Ram an application uses? Can I 
> restrict individual applications like Firefox, and stop them from taking 
> over all available Ram? I remember this was one of the features of the 
> Apple desktop, but it seems to be unavailable for Linux?

IIRC someone told me that you can do this in BSD, which would explain
why Apple can do it. Unfortunately it's not in Linux yet.


More information about the ubuntu-za mailing list