While I am now relying on Linux for my daily computer needs (Ubuntu 8.10 64 bit, for both work and at home), I have to admit that in many ways I am just a bit beyond novice in many of the nitty-gritties of using a Linux desktop. Anyway, here is an interesting read on the size of swap space one should use on a modern Linux installation which I found recently.

Linux: Should You Use Twice the Amount of Ram as Swap Space?

There are also many “educational” remarks in the comments section too.