Have to agree with him. I know very little about the inner workings of Linux and have seen all this about how it doesn't matter but I know on mine if I don't kill apps from time to time it starts to bog down big time, my brother said the same thing about his.
Still killn here, works for me, your mileage may vary. I use Advanced Task Killer Free.
PETA is going to hear about this if you don't stop talking about it and move to ban all task killers.
(People for the Ethical Treatment of Apps)
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