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How To Add Swap Space on Debian 9

Jan 02, 2019, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Swap is a space on a disk that is used when the amount of physical RAM memory is full. When a Linux system runs out of RAM, inactive pages are moved from the RAM to the swap space. Swap space can take the form of either a dedicated swap partition or a swap file. Usually when running Debian virtual machine a swap partition is not present so the only option is to create a swap file.

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