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On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Dale <rdalek1967@...> wrote:
> Is this difference because 64 bit programs use more memory, maybe they are
> larger than 32 bit programs? Just curious. I notice that Seamonkey uses
> more and KDE's plasma-desktop uses more. Those are generally the biggest
How are you measuring memory-use? If your system has more RAM the
system will tend to cache a lot more stuff - linux doesn't like to let
RAM go to waste.
Probably best to compare individual processes across archs - and not
overall memory use.