I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 servers (no GUI / desktop) using canonical's cloud images on Amazon EC2. One is a micro with 613MB of RAM and one is a medium with 3.75GB of RAM. I only have opscode's ...
A book I am reading refers to an include file that shows how a stack frame looks on one's UNIX system. In particular: /usr/include/sys/frame.h I am having trouble finding the modern equivalent. ...
Lately I've been noticing that my monitoring script which reads from /proc/meminfo and /proc/<pid> has been showing odd readings, where several hundred MB seem to be missing. htop is showing the ...
Nautilus is taking up 450 MiB according to System Monitor (Ubuntu 10.04). $pmap <PID of Nautilus> ... total 1578276K Is pmap reporting 1.5 GiB of memory here? I'm trying to find out ...
How can I check for bad blocks, bad memory, etc. using only software solutions? I'm using Ubuntu 11.04.
one of my RAM sticks causes a Kernel Panic on my Ubuntu 10.10 (something like "not syncing" with a lot of memory adresses shown on screen). It's definitely this one RAM stick and not its socket ...
What steps do you take to make a vanilla Ubuntu system run faster and use less memory? I'm using Ubuntu as the OS for my general purpose PC, but it's on slightly older hardware and I want to get as ...