question about memory usage in linux

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Tue Nov 22 11:43:39 MST 2005


Gregory Hill wrote:
> I wasn't aware of the 'free' command before you sent it.  Ah, my
> ignorance begins to show :)  That's both what I hate and love about
> linux; there's so many things that you never learn until someone
> mentions them like you should've known they existed all along.

FWIW: that feeling never goes away.  Not only is there a lot already 
there, there's a lot of new stuff constantly appearing with little 
fanfare.  If you ever catch up, the very next day, ten new important 
utilities will appear and you'll be behind again. ;-)

Shane



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