How to Minimize RAM usage?

This a new install using Low memory option, but still consuming a lot.


Memory in the dashboard is reported by cgroups, which provides the basis for resource enforcement in Linux. All subaccounts use cgroup controllers, so for consistency the administrative view uses cgroups as well. I value consistency and reliability above all things in this platform.

cgroups include accounting for anonymous pages, file caches, and swap caches. File caches are often reclaimable as needed, but easily account for the disparity in what’s reported in the dashboard and what Available field from free reports in CLI. is an excellent resource on this if you’d like to learn more.

Argos will report OOM conditions, among other irregularities, to your phone or supported relay.

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