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#16 says you can kill it by not using swap. I haven't used swap on my desktop in a long time. I have 8G, though and have never maxed it out (besides benchmarks/memtests). You have to know you're limits. It's like driving a car without a seatbelt. You don't need the seatbelt if you aren't ever going to crash.

Doing risky things can end up risky, quite the brilliant deduction.
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24. Think it is Windows. Wait... That'll just break you.
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Good thing "just use it" isn't needed in the list for Linux.
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#16 says you can kill it by not using swap. I haven't used swap on my desktop in a long time. I have 8G, though and have never maxed it out (besides benchmarks/memtests). You have to know you're limits. It's like driving a car without a seatbelt. You don't need the seatbelt if you aren't ever going to crash.

Doing risky things can end up risky, quite the brilliant deduction.
Yeah, but you'd be surprised how many people just don't think about such a simple thing like RAM limits.

Though the seat belt analogy makes me cringe considering the odds are extremely in favor of anyone getting in a car accident.

@evermooingcow: You're saying that by just using it you won't break it? Only Windows ME ever did that for me.
     
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