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    Directing RAM to specific applications?

    I am running a windows game on Ubuntu through Wine, but it is running slowly. My computer is only a year and a half old, and it has 4 GB's of RAM. Is Wine not receiving enough of the memory? If so, can I direct a larger amount of my ram to the program?

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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    Linux will give your application (wine + executable) as much memory as it needs, or that the system has, including virtual memory. Visit the WineHQ - Run Windows applications on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac OS X web site for information on how to configure wine to play various games. Some do well, others not so.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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