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ffmpeg not using all cores

I just got my new server with two intel e5-2695 but I was shocked to see that ffmpeg or ubuntu doesn't utilize all cores. top while ffmpeg was running top - 23:35:25 up 2:41, 2 users, load ...
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Setting up Intel RST on Ubuntu 12.10

I want to know if it is possible to set up caching using my notebooks mSSD that runs ubuntu 12.10 and Win 7 on the HDD. I use ubuntu much more and would prefer to cache files that it uses rather than ...
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Graphic Drivers

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Beta on an Acer Aspire One ZG5 net book. Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chip-set Family card I installed Ubuntu 11.04 last year, two days before the release of 11.10. ...
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Resume suddenly fails after suspend on Ubuntu 11.10 (was working before)

My suspend has always worked but stopped doing so yesterday. The days before I fiddled around a bit with Xorg, but I have reverted all those changes already. What I was working on was vaapi support ...
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Intel Core2Duo E4400 processors running at different speed?

I was checking my old computer today and I noticed something I tough was kinda strange. The CPU is a Intel Core2Duo E4400 (2M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB). I am running linux so I ran the commands ...
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Disabling GPU and using onboard graphics on Ubuntu 11.10

I have got an Asus N53 laptop with Core i7 2630QM CPU and nVidia GT 550M GPU. On Windows, i watch movies and play games. Which i need GPU. But on Ubuntu, i just develop web sites only use Netbeans and ...
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How to get a higher resolution on Ubuntu 11.04 using an intel chipset

I have a bit slow PC here, so I decided to put Ubuntu 11.04 on it. It use to run Windows Vista on a resolution of 1280x1024, so both my hardware and monitor support it. Now I'm on Ubuntu, but can ...
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No desktop effects in Ubuntu 10.10 with (Optiplex 755) intel Q35

I work on a optiplex 755 with a intel Q35 graphics card. After installing Ubuntu 10.10 (was running XP before that) I could not enable any desktop effects. I have enabled the package sources and ...
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Overclocking tools for linux - intel core duo 6600e

Do you know something to overclock my procesor with temperature sensor on linux?
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ubuntu: amd64 vs i386?

cant understand what these are even though i've read articles about them. does it has something to do with 32 bits and 64 bits CPU? so why is it saying "AMD"64 and "I386"? AMD is a label just like ...
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Intel-microcode Package on Ubuntu

I saw the intel-microcode in the ubuntu repositories and was wondering if it was worth installing on my Yorkfield-6M based system. If so, what are the benefits from this package?
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How to use ipw3945 on Ubuntu 9.04

Note: uname -a 2.6.28-16-generic cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 9.04 \n \l I have disabled iwl3945: cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf | tail -3 blacklist iwl3945 blacklist mac8021 ...
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How do I enable greedy MigrationHeuristic in Karmic?

My laptop performs very poorly for 2d graphics. For example, Docky's zoom effect and compiz effects are very choppy. In Jaunty, I was able to fix this by adding the following line under the "Device" ...
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lm-sensors can't get CPU/motherboard temperature/fan speed

I've installed lm-sensors and ran sensors-detect successfully. It edited my /etc/modules so the needed modules (lm85, i2c-i801 and coretemp) would get loaded during startup. I added also those nice ...
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Ubuntu Jaunty Video Problems

Recently I upgraded my machine to Ubuntu Jaunty(9.04), and believe me its superb. The boot time is pretty less, everything seems to work perfectly. Except the video. I am unable to play any video file ...