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How to change PC clock speed for individual programs?

We have some older programs (no source code anymore) that run too fast on CPUs with faster clock speeds. I'm guessing that they were written using software delays ('X' number of CPU instructions per ...
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Slow down clock/timer of a Linux program

Sometimes a Linux program requiring fast user interaction/manual dexterity runs too fast for me to keep up. Examples include video games and video players that don't let you control the speed. How ...
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Get notification when playback stops

I have Audacity 2.0.5 recording audio from a Music Hall USB-1 vinyl record player. I have lots of records to rip and I was hoping to be able to do other things while this process is running. Is there ...
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Is it better to use the systemd service unit's Restart & RestartSec, or use a systemd timer unit?

I have a couple of in-house automated scripts running at periodic intervals. One is every five minutes, the other is every minute. They don't really need to be ran on-the-dot; e.g. I don't care if ...
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How to use Timer broadcast on Multi-Processor system with linux 3.10?

Hardware: ARM Cortex-A9 * 2 Software: linux-3.10.0 The platform has 2 cores of arm cortex-a9. Item CONFIG_LOCAL_TIMERS is not set in linux menuconfig. I want to use only one hardware timer to supply ...
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Running an Autohotkey timer script when computer was off at scheduled time

The below script opens a file at a specific time via AHK. If the computer is off at that time, what should be the way to run this script ? #Persistent SetTimer, CheckTime, 5000 Return ...