The swap tendancy is way to high in Linux Mint.
You can reduce it by following these steps:
-open a terminal en type: cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
The tendancy is probably '60', what good is for servers but is to high for normal users
-type in terminal: gksudo gedit /etc/sysctl.conf (in mate you use pluma instead of gedit)
-add at the bottom of that text file, the following lines (copy and paste):
# Reduce the swap tendency
vm.swappiness = 10
-save the file and restart the computer.
The rule is:
1GB RAM or more: set the swappiness to 10
Less then 1GB: set the swappiness to 1
Tags: swap swappines
Created: 2 years ago.
Last edited: 2 years ago.
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|6 days ago||
in Qiana replace gedit with kate i.e
gksudo kate /etc/sysctl.conf
then follow the rest of the tutorial
|1 week ago||
|Dont work in Linux Mint 17 MATE|
|2 years ago||
Other than your opinion why is this prudent?
for installs TO usb flash?
|2 years ago||
|I do this for any Mint installs. Good tutorial :)|
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