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Web browser extension to minimize memory usage

What you need is the Auto Unload Tab Firefox extension. It does exactly what you want: It allows you to free memory occupied by tabs that have not used for a length of time you get to specify. Image ...
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Memory debugger for C++ on Windows, able to find leaks

Perhaps you have already checked this old topic. I want to note that not all debuggers are listed here. There is a good plugin for Visual Studio called PVS studio which just gives more in depth ...
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Memory debugger for C++ on Windows, able to find leaks

You can try GDIView. And i found this program, probably is it better. Apimonitor
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Memory debugger for C++ on Windows, able to find leaks

Intel Inspector is a good debugger. It works not only with memory. But very expensive in my opinion. More details you can find on the official website.
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Memory debugger for C++ on Windows, able to find leaks

VLD is a good debugger. Easy to use, convenient. You can find a lot of tutorials and videos on YouTube about it. But it doesn't catch GDI-leaks. Deleaker can detect them. This is a paid tool that ...
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Consume an arbitrary amount of system memory in Windows

one method is to create a virtual machine. Using Oracle virtual box or vmware workstation. You can specify amount of RAM and CPU allocation easily. Obviously too low and you will hurt performance. ...
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GUI tool for viewing CPU/IO/Memory Pressure information in Linux

KDE distributions offer a built-in "Task Manager" called kSysGuard which has the capability to monitor remote machines through a small daemon/background process installed on a remote machine....
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FLOSS software that helps you remember a passhprase

I don't have any recommendations for diceware specifically or for apps that are focused on memorization (e.g. flashcard apps). Honestly, I would just handle this in an offline Password Manager - I ...
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Consume an arbitrary amount of system memory in Windows

Are you asking from a programmer's point of view? I have nothing ready-made for that, but it looks trivial to create such "software" yourself. For example, in C++ (no error-checking): #include <...
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Software to clean unnecessary data from my PC without making any kind of damage?

You don't need a third party software to achieve what you are asking. Windows 10 has built in features that enable you to clean junk and free up space in your PC. Simply in the search bar search for '...
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Alexandrescu 'vexing alligator' allocator implementation?

Yes, there is: Felix Petriconi's Allocator Builder library (GitHub) Quoting from the repository description: A highly composable, policy based C++ allocator. The layout idea of the library ...
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One-line real-time CPU & memory usage report terminal tool

1) Instead of tmux, try byobu, a terminal window manager which devotes the bottom two lines of each screen to a myriad of configurable system status notifications, for which there is a terminal GUI ...
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Help to learn words

Perhaps Anki? I haven't used it for a long time but it's cross platform (including smartphones and anything that can use web apps) and you can create your own decks of flash cards.
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Lighweight drop-in replacement for valgrind

I've ended up using address sanitizers packaged with gcc and clang. https://github.com/google/sanitizers
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Web browser extension to minimize memory usage

Fast and memory efficient web-browsers: Firefox Quantum Previous Firefox code rewritten in Rust to bring more parallelization and GPU offloading. See video: Firefox Quantum vs. Chrome. "We have ...
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