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How To Reduce RAM & CPU Usage In Google Chrome

Description Google Chrome “browser bloat” is examined and some ways to reduce RAM memory, CPU, and network bandwidth consumption cause by having many tabs open is suggested. The Great Suspender Chrome extension, which puts tabs to sleep is demonstrated and suggested as one possible approach. Direct link to The Great Suspender Transcript Welcome to the …

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Disable Background Apps in Windows 10

Welcome to the Grok Shop! If you look at your task manager in Windows 10, you might find some apps running that you didn’t start up yourself. For example, here I’m showing the “YourPhone.exe” app which I’ve never used and definitely did not start myself: So what’s going on, right? In Windows 10, Microsoft introduced …

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Linux Kernel – Check Installed and Switch Boot Kernel

See Installed Kernels In Debian & Ubuntu, we can see the installed kernels with: % dpkg –list | grep linux-image ii linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64 3.16.51-3 amd64 Linux 3.16 for 64-bit PCs ii linux-image-3.16.0-6-amd64 3.16.56-1+deb8u1 amd64 Linux 3.16 for 64-bit PCs ii linux-image-4.9.0-11-amd64 4.9.189-3 amd64 Linux 4.9 for 64-bit PCs ii linux-image-amd64 In Fedora / CentOS / RedHat …

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