Jasper install on Linux fails pre-check not enough free memory on Linux

Document ID : KB000116746
Last Modified Date : 02/10/2018
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Issue:
The Jasper install on Linux failed the pre-check stating there was not enough free memory available.
Environment:
Jasper install on Linux
Resolution:
Try the following to resolve the issue:

1. If there is not enough free memory, add additional memory needed for the install and run the install

2. Stop all applications and programs possible to free up memory and run the install

3. Try to prevent applications and programs that are started at system boot from starting and then reboot the system and run the install

4. If there is enough free memory but the install is complaining there is not enough free memory available, run the following to free up memory: 

free && sync && echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches && free