Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Linux OS to Use Swapfiles Instead of Swap Partitions

Not that this is big news for most of us who own computers with SSD or NVMe flash drives and a lot of RAM (system memory), but we thought it might be of interested to those who will attempt to install future versions of Ubuntu on PCs from ten years ago. If you’re not aware, Swap partitions or space is used when the amount of RAM) is full. Many years ago, creating a Swap partition for a new installation of a GNU/Linux distribution was mandatory, but that changed with time as technology advanced a lot. Even the cheapest laptop you can buy today comes with at least 4GB RAM, which is more than enough for office work and basic computing, such as web browsing.