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Unknown rsync and rm processes slowing down system

Unfortunately I immediately restarted my system when I looked at what the top command says about why my system is constantly freezing for a second and the hard drive sounded very busy without any ...
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Looking at the kernel logs to see if there is something wrong with my machine

My ubuntu machine slowed down, I was following these instructions: https://askubuntu.com/questions/21632/slow-response-and-system-lag the slowness I see is pretty uniform, and there's definitely a ...
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Why does the write speed keep changing, on a msdos file-system on toshiba 64Gb USB flashdrive

I have just bought a new 64gb toshiba 2.0usb flashdrive and put 13gb on it that took about 1 1/2 hours to transfer (max). But it started out saying about 7/8mb transfer and went to 1.3mb transfer, ...
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Bash Prompt takes a lot of time at the end of .bashrc

At the very end of .bashrc I do echo "The END". But even after this statement gets printed, there is a huge delay sometimes more than 5 seconds, to get the PS1 prompt. How can I diagnose this? Any ...
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How to diagnose slow session for VPN Putty SSH to a server

I'm connecting to a Linux server with my windows machine. I need to VPN first. Then launch Xming. Finally, I use Putty SSH to make the connection. The problem now is it's extreme slow to run the ...
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rsync slows down over the daily images

I am using rsnapshot which is using rsync in the background for creating backups of my data. I logged the time rsnapshot runs and there are two strange things: At first it slows down with every daily ...
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What could cause slow binfmt-support.service during boot?

I have a Fujitsu LifeBook with Lubuntu 18.04.2 which is booting very slow. Here's the output from systemd-analyze blame | head -n20 28.869s systemd-journal-flush.service 24.957s dev-sda1.device 14....
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How a 95% full /home partition slows down processes?

I experienced a slowdown of some processes on my CentOS box. They did not use too much cpu cycles according to top. The only thing I have seen unusual was that my /home partition was 95% full. Could ...
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Very slow login, logout and su on Centos 6.8

It's been two weeks that ssh login, logout and using su to other users on a CentOS 6.8 server been very slow, it takes around 20 seconds to 45 seconds for the login or logout or su to take effect. All ...
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A “systemic” slowdown - from firefox to other apps

The problem I'm describing has followed me from Mint 18.3 to Devuan ASCII (~= Debian Stretch), so it is likely not super-specific to a distribution. My typical desktop session has an IDE, two ...