Explain what is a swap space?

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Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

Explain what is a swap space in Linux

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Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

Swap space is a certain amount of space used by Linux to temporarily hold some programs that are running concurrently. This happens when RAM does not have enough memory to hold all programs that are executing.