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RAM memory leak [answered]

asked 2014-04-01 11:30:23 +0300

michdeskunk gravatar image

I noticed that RAM used is always more than 90%! Without opened applications... In 850 Mb of RAM used are 820 Mb and free only 40 Mb instead SWAP used are 0,03 Mb of 520 Mb!!! When I kill android's service I have 75%! But always without no applications opened.. System needs 75% of RAM is too crazy I think

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How do you check the amount of RAM used exactly?

Sthocs ( 2014-04-01 13:27:52 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-04-01 11:44:47 +0300

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updated 2014-04-01 11:50:37 +0300

I think it's just Linux doing its magic on borrowing unused memory for disk caching. You can check your caching by "free -m" on command line. Have a look at the row that says "-/+ buffers/cache" in the "free" column.

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Wow, this is the correct answer?! Please guys, learn some Linux basics before enabling the developer-mode... :/ http://www.linuxatemyram.com/

Sthocs ( 2014-04-01 13:35:31 +0300 )edit

@Sthocs - Yes, I assumed based on his description that he didn't know this, which seemed to be the case. Is it such a big deal?

soloist ( 2014-04-01 14:14:22 +0300 )edit

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