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top memory output doesn't really make sense

I log into a server that we run jobs on at my company and type top and this is what i see Tasks: 291 total, 1 running, 290 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 0.0%us, 0.1%sy, 0.0%ni, 99.8%id, 0.1%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st Mem: 32855928k total, 25785840k used, 7070088k free,...
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I don't understand what is being requested of me.

I am absolutely a Linux virgin and I have been given a laptop with Ubuntu pre-installed as a present. I like it; it is fast and fault free (until now). My PC runs Windows 7 and I like that as well. I have however noticed the message noted below when updating on the Linux laptop and I haven’t a clue...
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What is meant by the error message "the group List was invalid"?

I was trying to use add/remove software and I got the error message that "The group List could not be loaded. Refreshing your cache may help, although this is normally a software source error. What on earth does that mean? How do I fix this? By the way, I am using Fedora 15
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Can low cache memory cause high swap utilization?

On my linux machine, memory configuration is - =-=-= -bash-3.2$ free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 23865 9500 14364 0 176 5376 -/+ buffers/cache: 3948 19917 Swap: 2047 279 1767 =-=-= i am facing an issue of high swap utilization on this machine. Is low cashed memory (other...
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