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opera eats a a lot of ram

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#1
so today i started opera to continue some downloads,
i wanted to Play a game and in the meantime opera does his thing,
my pc said not enough of storage to continue or something xd
check this

I was like WTF?
 
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memory leak? do you have the latest opera browser? If so, try a previous one, if not, try a newer one
 
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memory leak? do you have the latest opera browser? If so, try a previous one, if not, try a newer one
I have the latest one, just downloaded it yesterday
I will try the previous version
it uses almost 6gb ram
 

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most likely due to your downloading full 8gb games in your browser,like call of duty
 
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What version are you using?

And I could be wrong here but how can it use 6GB of RAM if it's 32-bit?
 
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most likely due to your downloading full 8gb games in your browser,like call of duty
but why does opera put it in ram instead of my hdd as cache

What version are you using?

And I could be wrong here but how can it use 6GB of RAM if it's 32-bit?
i am using 11.52
 
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Seems like a bug to me. It's caching the files into the RAM instead of writing to disk.
Can't you use some proper software for such downloads:D
 
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Seems like a bug to me. It's caching the files into the RAM instead of writing to disk.
Can't you use some proper software for such downloads:D
haha i wish i know a decent free download program that is fast
do you know any?
 
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#12
dont use opea for heavy downloads. i think that is ur problem. it must be storing the dload on the ram? also try the latest browser i have it and it seems to be good.
 

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yeah flashget classic is good to me.
 
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for bittorents I use utorrent :p
 
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it is a download manager for linux