Free unused memory in Ubuntu

Clean up unused memory on your Ubuntu computer

By , ITworld |  Software, ubuntu memory usage free

Here's how you can free up unused memory on your Ubuntu computer.

[Free up unused memory in Linux Mint and Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: Slackware]

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following command then hit Enter.

sudo sysctl -w vm.drop_caches=3

3. You can also use this command:

sudo sync && echo 3 | sudo tee /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

For more, see the original article at the link below.

How to Free up Unused Memory in Ubuntu/Linux Mint | Up Ubuntu

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