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    Default 885MB Ram used @ idle

    Is this normal? I have a total of 4GB ram, using openSUSE 11.1 x86_64. With only pidgin and firefox open, it is using 885MB. 0 swap is used, is this the way it's supposed to be? Will it move some stuff to swap if it needs more RAM?

    Everything is 100% responsive so that's not a problem, I was just a bit worried.

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    Default Re: 885MB Ram used @ idle

    Sounds fine. Linux will have loads of RAM in cache. With 4GB, swap will seldom see action. All sounds good to me.
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    Default Re: 885MB Ram used @ idle

    What's the point in having 4GB of RAM if the system's not going to use it
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