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LInux Mint Gloria 7 (Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04) - Memory woes - Memory RAM is not cleared or Leak

LInux Mint Gloria 7 (Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04) - Memory woes - Memory RAM is not cleared or Leak

I have HP ProBook 4310s loaded with Linux Mint 7 Gloria (Jaunty 9.04) with all the latest updates and ATI Proprietary driver (for ATI Mobility Radeon 4330).

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Guest [Entry]

"This is perfectly fine. The additional memory used over time is due to disk caching. If the memory is needed for something else, the disk cache will ""give it back"". I guess there are no noticable performance issues?

You can see how much memory is ""really"" used by looking at the line that starts with

-/+ buffers/cache:"