[R] Rsession memory leak freezes Ubuntu 16.04

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Wed Aug 14 20:07:53 CEST 2019

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On August 13, 2019 8:41:25 PM PDT, Skyler Saleebyan <skylerbsaleebyan using gmail.com> wrote:
>Earlier R crashed on my system, after repeated attempts rebooting,
>it under gdb, and clearing the ~/.rstudio-desktop, I have not been to
>rstudio without rsession growing until it completely takes up my
>systems 16
>GB of RAM and freezes it.
>I know that rsession is where the leak is occurring because I killed
>process once before the leak froze the whole system and I got this for
>memory usage  about 10 minutes after killing rstudio.
>skyler using skyler-G5-5587:~$ ps -A --sort -rss -o comm,pmem | head -n 11
>COMMAND         %MEM
>rsession        74.6
>compiz           1.5
>Discord          1.5
>Discord          0.7
>Discord          0.7
>gdb              0.7
>gnome-software   0.4
>Xorg             0.4
>evolution-calen  0.3
>gnome-system-mo  0.3
>before killing gdb to avoid a full freeze the trace through this error:
>[Thread 0x7fffdce3a700 (LWP 2481) exited]
>How do I scrub the current rsession and restart rstudio?
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