Setup a swap file on Linux.

1. Create swap file in size 2GB:
root# dd if=/dev/zero of=/swap bs=1M count=2048

2. Set permissions
root# chmod 600 /swap

3. Set the filesystem type as swap:
root# mkswap /swap

4. Activate the swap
root# swapon /swap

5. Add to /etc/fstab
/swap none swap defaults 0 0

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