A better alternative to a typical swap partition is to use a swap file, which is similar but gives you more control. Here’s how to create a swap file in Linux.
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Swap is a special partition used to write pages from memory and read back pages into memory as well. This guide shows how to manage swap usage in Linux.
Chromebook doesn’t come with a lot of memory, but here’s a quick fix. You can create swap to solve the memory issue. Here’s how it is done.
In Linux, you will probably find a swap partition along with the main Linux partitions. What is this swap partition used for and is it really necessary?