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High RAM usage, but the server is idle

It is common to see, specially in new servers, reports of high RAM usage when the server’s basically idle (no special applications running, no Apache requests, no email sendings, etc.). As time passes, the memory consumption seems to be increasing and it won’t go down. This is true when using, . . . Read more

Fix issues with locale in Ubuntu

If you get an error like this: locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_MESSAGES to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory Try running the following command to fix . . . Read more