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Free up memory in Google Chrome and Chromium with Purge Memory Feature [Linux]

By • Mar 17th, 2010 • Filed under: Browsers, Open-Source, Ubuntu

That Google Chrome is sometimes is a memory hog is a well known fact, but what Linux users of Chrome and Chromium might have missed is that Dev Channels of these browsers like their Windows counterpart now have a memory purger that when used in some cases drastically reduces the memory in use by Chrome/Chromium.