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How can I output y-cruncher Pi calculations to a .txt file?

I have y-cruncher running on my desktop. Unfortunately, I cannot figure out how to write the calculated pi to a specific number of digits onto a .txt file. The program write an output text file with ...
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How to download a large S3 object from the command line much faster than s3cmd

With the s3cmd command you can download files from S3 like this: s3cmd get s3://my.private.bucket/some/location/hugefile.dat But that can take quite a while if the stored files are really big. Are ...
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How is it possible for me to hear the audio of multiple different videos on my computer? [closed]

I am reading this book and so far, being in chapter 3, I understand that multiprogramming and multiprocessing allows for faster execution of multiple existing processes/threads. I am reading into all ...
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How slow is the x86 single-step debugging feature?

The x86 architecture provides a hardware single-step trap for debugging. How much does it slow down the running program? If, say, a Linux kernel function was created to do nothing but single step a ...
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What to do with extra prosessor with Windows 8.1 (non-professional)? [closed]

My desktop workstation has two quad core processors. I recently installed Windows 8.1, and I found that without the Professional version of Windows 8 you can only use one socket here: How many ...
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Launch each Windows Explorer window in a separete process

Win7 Win64. I configured Windows Explorer in Tools > Folder Options > View > Launch folder windows in a separate process. It is checked, to make sure I rebooted Windows and it was still checked. ...
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Do TWAIN drivers benefit from multi-core CPUs?

Advanced TWAIN drivers of document scanners contain many image enhancement features such as descreen, color drop-out, despeckle, deskew, prevent see-through, etc. Some of these features are quite CPU ...
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How to delete a folder in Python when [Error 32] is present

I am using Python 2.7. I want to delete a folder which may or may not be empty. The folder is handled by a thread for file-monitoring. I am not able to kill the thread, but wanted to delete this ...
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Optimum number of threads while multitasking

I know similar questions have been asked but I think my case is a little bit diffrent. Let's say I have a computer with 8 cores and infinite memory with a Linux OS. I have a calculation software ...
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pdf viewer / reader with multi-core support? [closed]

Which pdf reader/viewer supports more than one core to render and search through pdf files? evince does not okular does not Adobe Reader does not Xpdf crashes on all my tested pdf documents ...
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Can two user level threads of same process can run simultaneously on multicore CPU?

Can two user level threads of same process can run simultaneously on multi core CPU ?
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Can Acrobat 11 be made to do OCR using multiple CPU cores?

OCR processing takes time. Using multiple CPU cores would speed up processing. Acrobat 10 was not a multithreaded application. How about Acrobat 11? Does 11 by default do OCR using multiple CPU cores ...
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Use all CPUs when creating archives on Linux

Today I wanted to create a backup from a folder on a server with 16 CPUs. I started looking for an option that can utilize my hardware to archive a folder better than how tar does it. Something with ...
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613 threads limit on debian [closed]

When running this program thread-limit.c on my dedicated debian server, the output says that my system can't create more than around 600 threads. I need to create more threads, and fix my system ...
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Mutithreaded / multiprocess command line ftp client for Windows

I am searching for command line ftp client for Windows, capable of speeding up downloads by using multiple processes/threads. (Filezilla does it AFAIK, but it does not work from command line). Or ...
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Blocked process state affect on thread state within process?

If multiple threads are running within a process and the process goes from running to blocked state then do all the threads within the process automatically go into blocked state as well? If the ...
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How do I disable multithreaded calculation in Excel 2010 - as a permanent setting (without needing to set it on a worksheet)

I need to be able to have excel 2010 open (in windows 7 if it makes a difference) and have this setting defaulted to off. I've tried unchecking the box and closing excel, saving the setting on the ...
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Core i7 on linux loses its multithreading capability after suspend

On my debian-linux system, with a core i7 920 , each time I resume after the command "pm-suspend" (suspend to RAM), mutlithreading capabilities almost disappear. More specifically, two distinct ...
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FTP client support multi threads transfer

OS: Windows XP SP3 Is there any FTP client that support transfer files with multi-threads? By which I mean, multiple threads for single file, and also keep a thread for browsing FTP sites.
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Pause all but x CPU-intensive tasks

I've got about 50 folders of data to process, and I've got a ruby script that processes a folder's files (which folder it processes is based on a .yml configuration file). And a computer with four ...