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Created Sep 25, 2015
Inotify configuration for IntelliJ IDEA (PhpStorm, PyCharm, RubyMine, WebStorm). Create this file with e.g. `sudo vim /etc/sysctl.d/60-jetbrains.conf`
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# Set inotify watch limit high enough for IntelliJ IDEA (PhpStorm, PyCharm, RubyMine, WebStorm).
# Create this file as /etc/sysctl.d/60-jetbrains.conf (Debian, Ubuntu), and
# run `sudo service procps start` or reboot.
# Source: https://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/IDEADEV/Inotify+Watches+Limit
#
# More information resources:
# -$ man inotify # manpage
# -$ man sysctl.conf # manpage
# -$ cat /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches # print current value in use