Brave dies when switching accounts in Ubuntu


Description of the issue:
Brave no longer downloads pages when user accounts are switched.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Open Brave in two different accounts on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, desktop, up to date.
  2. Open 100 tabs (text mostly) in one account.
  3. Let Brave open in both accounts and switch between accounts.
  4. Try to download any new page in any of the two open Brave instances.

Expected result:
The new page should be downloaded and displayed.

Brave Version( check About Brave):

Version 1.52.129 Chromium: 114.0.5735.198 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:
Before this issue, Brave used to take an awful long time to come back to life after an account switch, even when much fewer tabs were open.

It could be a disk swap management issue. Brave is still active, no error is thrown, but no new page is downloaded.

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