Is there a command to clear memory?

John J. Boyer john.boyer at
Thu Nov 3 13:17:18 UTC 2011

I have two systems running Centos. Some applications seem to have memory 
leaks. The amount of free lmemory decreases when the systems run for 
long periods. Is there a way to reclaim leaked memory without rebooting?


John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
Abilitiessoft, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Developing software for people with disabilities

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