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Jan
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awarded  Famous Question
Nov
26
comment Parallelize a Bash FOR Loop
Ahh, PSkocik's answer below has a really simple solution.
Nov
26
comment Parallelize a Bash FOR Loop
The line with wait in it basically lets all processes run, until it hits the nth process, then waits for all of the others to finish running, is that right?
Nov
26
comment Parallelize a Bash FOR Loop
@AndrewHarvey: isn't that what the shebang is for?
Nov
26
comment Parallelize a Bash FOR Loop
I would also fine it useful to limit the number of concurrent processes: my processes each use 100% of a core's time for about 25 minutes. This is on a shared server with 16 cores, where many people are running jobs. I need to run 23 copies of the script. If I run them all concurrently, then I swamp the server, and make it useless for everyone else for an hour or two (load goes up to 30, everything else slows way down). I guess it could be done with nice, but then I don't know if it'd ever finish..
Nov
26
comment Diagnosing regular crashes with data loss?
Thanks @cas. I will see if I can get that set up somewhere.
Nov
26
comment Diagnosing regular crashes with data loss?
@cas This is a laptop, I'm often moving around, but I could see if I could find a computer to set something like that up on... Is there a good tutorial for how to do it anywhere?
Nov
26
asked Diagnosing regular crashes with data loss?
Nov
17
comment Missing “version.h” when installing fglrx
Ah, I mis-read that -S as -s. Confusing..
Nov
17
comment Missing “version.h” when installing fglrx
Isn't your link syntax backwards?
May
26
comment Remove duplicate mp3 with different name, size, and hash
The MusicBrainz database that Picard uses is user-editable. You can create new entries for artists, works (songs) and releases (albums/EPs), and then use Picard to re-tag/move the files. It's a bit of effort, but it works - and it's helpful to others.
Mar
17
accepted Keep track of all files accessed by a specific process?
Feb
26
awarded  Notable Question
Nov
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comment How to check which GPU is active
Um... so what does it mean if both cards have VGA controller at the end?
Sep
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Sep
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comment What features are in zsh and missing from bash, or vice versa?
Also askubuntu.com/questions/1577/moving-from-bash-to-zsh
Jul
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awarded  Curious
Apr
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comment Linux equivalent to ReadyBoost?
This answer seems a bit out of date. SSDs are 5-10 times faster than the best magnetic HDDs..
Feb
7
comment Restart USB mouse driver?
This question is quite old. The problem hasn't occurred in the last year. It's possible that it was a driver problem, and that it has be fixed in more recent versions.
Feb
7
revised Restart USB mouse driver?
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