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First of all it's probably a good idea to stop using that memory cleaner app. They aren't necessary these days; if they ever were. The memory systems on modern operating systems are perfectly capable of maintaining themselves. The way these memory cleaner application work is by claiming a huge chunk of RAM, thereby forcing everything not critical out of RAM, ...


First, Chrome uses a lot of memory, especially if you have had it open several days. Usually closing apps helps recover and frees portions of memory, but still keeps some for the very same reason RAM is used. After closing you're apps, you can purge command in your terminal to force disk cache to be purged (flushed and emptied). sudo purge Enter your ...

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