I have a problem with my computer.
It goes into very bad paging from slow to unusable.
Runs Ubuntu (with regular updates) and i think it's an Intel Core.
I think it has 2 GB which IMHO should be -way- more than it needs for
what i do with it, run Mozilla and basic apps, and have negligeble
This didn't happen more than a couple weeks ago; previously it was very
A quick check with "ps" is that Mozilla is at 1 GB and Nautilus is at 2
GB and other programs added up add some more GB. All of which i think is
My instinct is that someone inadverantly introduced a memory leak
somewhere (some app, some library, in the kernel??).
Anyone see something similar, and what do we do to fix it?