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Sorry, no, Taskwarrior doesn't support this flavor of recurring task yet. It's planned, but currently only hard-deadline, non-expiring tasks are supported. Soon there should be expiring recurring tasks, and also ones that becomes due a set time after the previous one, rather than on a hard schedule.


Do you have a link for the particular 7-state process model? Generally, blocked processes are put on queues belonging to the events they are waiting for, so the answer would be no. Only the blocked/ready processes would be on a run queue (and even then, depending on the scheduler and number of cores there could be multiple run queues).


10 minutes is very much long-term as far as Linux's scheduler is concerned. Time slices are something like 10ms. When you're looking at CPU usage percentages, keep in mind that top adds up the per-thread usage of multi-threaded processes. So a 10-thread process that has each thread getting 10% active time will show up as using 100% of a CPU. Linux's ...


The nice value will not tell you anything about the actual cpu load, a process produces. Nice-ness is just what you would think: the way, a process behaves under certain work loads. To be more exact: if a process with a high nice-value (==lower scheduling propability) is scheduled, it WILL hold the cpu, until a process with lower nice-value and/or ...


A lot of processes in your system are just sitting and waiting for something to happen. This is what most server processors or daemons do (e.g. ssh, mail, X). If you are working in a word processor, it just sits and waits until you click somewhere or type something. Most of the time the process is not scheduled and uses a very low amount of CPU time. You ...


crontab -u username -l; list all crons for the given user.

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