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There are solutions not mentioned here. You can disable hashing with set +h or set +o hashall help set says: -h - Remember the location of commands as they are looked up for execution. This is enabled by default. hashall - Same as -h set -h # enable hashing shopt -u checkhash # disable command existence check hash -p ...
You should check your swappiness value. Usually it is left at 60. It should be 10 or 15: cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness You can change it on the fly with sudo bash -c "echo -e 10 > /proc/sys/vm/swappiness" and make it stick with sudo bash -c "echo 'vm.swappiness = 15' >> /etc/sysctl.conf"
Was this file created by conky or by what other program? It looks like it was created by the conky weather program. Type lsof ~/.cache/weather.xml to know which process is using this file. Is it present on the system by default? I'd say certainly not, it looks created by that conky program. Can it be edited? Sure, if you want it to display ...
Try complete path: /bin/sync ; /bin/echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches this always works for me on any flavour of linux.
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