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Yeah, it's an older post, but Qt shared it just now, so I also learnt just now and figured others might learn just now too :)
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I need help.

The situation: I have Chromium running with about 20 tabs opened + couple other apps. Now everytime I run "make -j4" without closing Chromium, the system freezes with kswapd taking all CPU resources. Sometimes the OOM killer intervenes, but in 95% of the cases it's faster to shut down holding the power button for 5 secs and just power the machine back on as the system rarely recovers itself from this busy waiting.

Now this wasn't always a problem with Kubuntus but I noticed this since about 14.10. I do have

vm.oom_kill_allocating_task = 1

in my /etc/sysctl.conf but it does not really help.

The question: How can I make the OOM killer actually do its job? I don't care if it kills Chromium or the compiler or even X, I would just like it to be effective without the need to power-off-and-back-on the whole machine.

Any tips?
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As for the OOM problem, looks like there is light! https://lwn.net/Articles/668126/
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Missed it since 5.0. Now I'm happy \o/
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Circular battery <3
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The new Google+! With improved total of 57% of grayspace on the page.

What?
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I thought it's only me that the content column is so small...
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The fall in Toronto is really quite beautiful. Last week when walking to work I snapped couple photos and here's one you can use as a wallpaper to bring some of that yellowy outside inside, released only here under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Enjoy!
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It would be a pleasure if we can fix that and make an nice campaign. I was also not that happy with the plasma 5.3 challenge and the only reason I made a new challenge was that I want to have some new stuff from the digikam and krita guys. so it would be happy to work together.
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Apparently there's a United Nations' Day in en_US today.

#plasma   #calendar    #progress  
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Thanks a lot for this feature! I was looking forward to it :)
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I did a thing.
So in the past month I've devoted my weekends to get proper emojis support ready for KDE software. Thanks to our fantastic KEmoticons framework, all the heavy lifting is already done, we just needed a theme and utilize the theme. I've came across this awesome open source set called Emoji One, which features over 1600 emojis and is ready to be used with CC BY 4.0 license. I've created a KEmoticons theme out of the last released set, supporting bot...
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Wait... where is :che...guevara:? :)
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Bought (the Windows only) Worms Armageddon in some recent Humble Bundle. Installed it through Wine-Steam and upon running the game, a popup appears saying "It would appear it's the first time you're running the game in Wine. Would like to enable couple special tweaks for better Wine performance?"

Much impressed. Works flawlessly. Good job Team17!
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Back to the future
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When you realize the whole band is actually just one single guy.

Vocals included.
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So I was too lazy*) to get my hand off the touchpad to lower the brightness using the brightness keys and I thought to myself "hey, this is Plasma, we're awesome and I can surely change the display brightness by scrolling over the battery icon".

I was not disappointed.

*) interestingly enough I wasn't too lazy to write this instead. This world is weird.
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Now you know why I implemented this :D
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We need this in Plasma yesterday.
 
Consider this your first sneak peak into the new features coming in the next version of elementary OS ;D
Thanks to the hard work of one who goes by the username TheLemonMan, the Captive Network Assistant aka CapNet received a much needed fix and a couple new features. [[MORE]]In case you don’t know what...
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That would be rad! The code is all available at launchpad.net/capnet-assist
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