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Started 12/1/17 by ally (Just1Ally); 317 views.
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From: MRCROSSROADS

12/1/17

It's usually safe, but sometimes it breaks stuff. For example, one of my laptop's graphic card is really picky. I updated a kernel one time and it reverted to the open source driver. Which is fine in most case, but for that machine I needed the proprietary version. Another kernel update fixed it. I'm currently running 4.13 and don't intend to attempt 4.14 for quite a while. Still too many unaddressed bugs.

I'd say that if what you have now is working okay, just leave it for now.

ally (Just1Ally)

From: ally (Just1Ally)

12/1/17

It is working great so I'm glad I asked.  Thanks Mr. C....

bshmr

From: bshmr

12/2/17

Try 'free'  Should have a 'man' and 'info' page, as well. 

[user@localhost ~]$ free --help

Usage:
 free [options]

Options:
 -b, --bytes         show output in bytes
 -k, --kilo          show output in kilobytes
 -m, --mega          show output in megabytes
 -g, --giga          show output in gigabytes
     --tera          show output in terabytes
 -h, --human         show human-readable output
     --si            use powers of 1000 not 1024
 -l, --lohi          show detailed low and high memory statistics
 -o, --old           use old format (without -/+buffers/cache line)
 -t, --total         show total for RAM + swap
 -s N, --seconds N   repeat printing every N seconds
 -c N, --count N     repeat printing N times, then exit

     --help     display this help and exit
 -V, --version  output version information and exit

For more details see free(1).

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ally (Just1Ally)

From: ally (Just1Ally)

12/2/17

Thanks.  But I found it.  :)

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