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Discussion on: Ubuntu Increase Inotify Watcher (File Watch Limit)

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Ankur Kumar

Please mention if we need to restart the computer after the change.

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CrazyOptimist • Edited on

echo fs.inotify.max_user_watches=16384
This sets the number for the current shell session, and as the config file is written, so it will also work on the next boot. So no need to reboot.