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DonCarlos
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 2:28 pm    Post subject: Free up memory command Reply with quote

Hello everyone

I came across this "purge" command article, and it works great. Viewing my activity window, it freed up over 3/4 of a gig just like that. Wow. Thought I'd pass it on. Wow. Very Happy

Involves just typing purge in terminal. Here is the article below.

So far no issues caused by doing this, but if anyone is aware of one please comment on this thread.

http://ayaz.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/getting-back-inactive-memory-on-mac/
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice. I forgot about that one as I've been spoiled with lots of memory.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! I think that will be useful with my G4 mini.

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